Meade County Colony in California Part II The Devil in the Garden of Eden

A Wobblie carrying a rifle during the failed attempt to take the Baja from Mexico

 Part II The Devil in the Garden of Eden      The men and women who moved from Meade County to Chula Vista and other areas of California were farm workers with limited prospects in Kentucky.  … [Read more...]

Meade County Colony in California

Frank Kimball (left) and W.G. Dickerson in front of a sign announcing the San Diego Land and Town Company that was the Chula Vista development to which many Meade County people flocked.

Meade County Colony in California Part I Reasons for the Migration Some years ago I wrote a story with Peggy Greenwell about a Meade County migration to places in California. Interestingly … [Read more...]