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Hog killing with the old timers

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By HILDA PARRISH
The Trimble Banner
I post entries on the Trimble County Historical Society’s Facebook page from John L. Wright’s journals he kept from 1909-1943. In the year 1915 at this time of year they were getting ready for “hog-killing.” He wrote that they had gone to get the gammon sticks and I was asked what those were. I know many of the old-timers will remember how this is done and it is a dying art—and farming IS an art.


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