Genealogy Photo a Day is a month-long challenge coordinated by Genealogy Girl Talks.
When the Jolletts started holding family reunions around 1914, they convened annually at the home of James Franklin Jollett in Jollett Springs, Augusta County, Virginia, until his death in 1930. Photos from those reunions offer only brief glimpses of the Jollett home. I can tell it was a two-story white clapboard farmhouse with an addition, likely a kitchen. The roof was tin. Grape vines growing on trellises probably offered some respite during humid summers. The best feature, though, was that the Jolletts possessed the quintessential icon of the American dream home: a white picket fence.
I assume the photos were taken in the back yard, but it is difficult to say.
When I get a ride on that Time Machine, I plan to visit the Jollett home place to see for myself.
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