SYKES-BELLTOWER HISTORY The End of The Beginning
April 20, 2018
by Sherry Farwell, Ned Summers & Marguerite Goeders Rozelle
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...