The Ekalaka Eagle - Your Community Builder

PART III-C

SYKES-BELLTOWER HISTORY The End of The Beginning

 

April 20, 2018

Sherry Farwell

Figure 2: Belltower Hall remains standing and full of memories

by Sherry Farwell, Ned Summers & Marguerite Goeders Rozelle

ENTERTAINMENT

Prior to any central human-made facilities in Sykes-Belltower, socialization within the community was restricted primarily to those events that could be held at individual homes or outdoor locations during the summer. An invitation to someone's home was highly regarded as an important opportunity to dress up for both the sharing of meals and conversations, known collectively as "visiting" your neighbors.

Once a few ranch homes had radios, those lucky families were often joined in their living rooms by neighbors fo...



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