Stories from the Penn Colony

Story NamesStories written or submitted by
Delivering CornR. R. Draper
Living in the Front RoomBob Williamson
I RememberLoyd Epley
German Blood Runs DeepBob Williamson
The Big Farm BellElma Heim Larimore
Nostalgia in a BoxKieth M. Heim
Memories of the FarmFrances Heim Whited
Penn Colony Meets for 90 Years in 2011Bob Williamson
Thanksgiving and ChristmasBob Williamson
Humor in History Bob Williamson
Just Suppose….. Bob Williamson from the Dawson Herald
Printing OfficeBob Williamson
2012 Family PicnicBob Williamson
Religious Education in Early Dawson HistoryBob Williamson
Word from Home in PennsylvaniaBob Williamson
1890 FIRE NEARLY DESTROYS DAWSON’S BUSINESS SECTIONCompiled By Bob Williamson 
Country Ladies Kensington Bob Williamson
Growing up in NebraskaTone Heim McArtor
Easy Double Treat Cookies for FallFeature Story December 2011
Raccoon HuntBob Williamson
Coming HomeMemorial Moment – Coming Home  – Mrs. Marilyn Thacker Ogle
Dad and Mother UlmerMrs. Delores Ulmer Chapman – Feature Story, September, 2010
Autographing the FarmJohn Heim – Feature Story, September, 2010
Elma Heim Griffith Memorial PagesBob Williamson
Early Day Heim OrchardLloyd Heim  
Remembrance of Reuben and True Ulmer granddaughter, Kristi Leatherman Hall
Early Roads were TrailsBob Williamson
Johnnie Heim and wife Margaret (Heim) HeimFeature Story November 2009
135th Anniversary CelebrationFeature Story May 2009
Autographic Account of the ColonyThis is a scholarly treatment of the evolution of the Pennsylvania Colony by Thomas W. Martin
The Biggest Land Sale Ever This Discusses a land sale from the 1909 Newspaper, of the W.G. Hummell farm
Dr. Harlan and Golda Heim…by Bob Williamson
Dr. Harlan S. Heim was a dedicated physician and served …
Miles RanchThis account of the Miles Ranch was written by  Mrs. Elma Heim Griffiths in 1976 for the Dawson Bicentennial.
Kills Wolffrom the Dawson Herald in the 30’s
Sippleys Came to Dawson in ‘79This letter was written by John Sippley of Bucyrus, Ohio, on March 3, 1879.
Grandma’s Secretwritten by Evelyn Heim Dallmann
Historic Walk from Church to Cemetery(cemetery story) Beneath the aged pine trees, just east of the old silver fence, blanketed by several years of pine needles, lies a once proud hand poured sidewalk…
Pioneers’ Standards are KeptDawson German Unit Loses Last Original Member
…By Anne Rush Riley …Published February 18, 1951 Lincoln Journal Star
We Don’t Do This Much Anymore…by Bob Williamson
Among the things handed down through the family is an autograph book ….
Christmas in old Blooming GroveWritten by Susan H. Little, and read at the Christmas Meeting of Lycoming County Historical Society, Dec. 19. 1940
Where is the little boy sipping from the sweet spring?…by Kent Knudsen
Kent is the grandson of Lloyd Heim and son of Charol Heim Pleiss
The Sweet Spring Still FlowsReprinted from the Omaha World Herald, Magazine of the Midlands, Sept. 15, 1974. Photos and story by Harold Cowan
One Hundred Years of Heims…
Coming to Nebraskafrom a diary kept by Rosina Heim
Further History of the Penn Colony of NebraskaWritten by Elma Heim Griffiths in 1955.