The North Woods saga has reached the end that Roxanne Quimby had hoped for. Despite persistent protest from Mainers, the controversial businesswoman has officially transferred her land deeds for 87,000 acres of land to the federal government.
"You are what you eat." Leslie Bush, a paleoethnobotanist based in Austin, demonstrated that old saying during her presentation on "Useful Plants of Ancient Texas" to the Bayside Historical Society on Saturday, Aug. 13. Bush informed the 50 people in attendance that she had worked at archaeological sites in 17 states, including Texas.
MaeRe Skinner, a longtime resident of the area who has taken on the task of protecting the graveyard, points out the grave of a former minister of the church that once accompanied it. Jake Lucas/Staff MaeRe Skinner and other members of the community are asking the developer of the land surrounding this graveyard to replace the fence and the gate around it.
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