People, Place, and Time

Telling my family's stories



A bird’s eye view of downtown Savanna, Illinois ca. 1910. That’s the fishing wharf where Andrew Jackson worked, and many of those buildings were built by Adam and Andrew Ritenour (his uncles) who were plasterers in bricklayers in the area.

Postcard courtesy: Illinois Genweb


About Hattifattener

Age: 37 Lives: All over the place. Education: PhD, linguistics, UBC.

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