Museum the New Llano Colony

Dave Rice



Pre-Colony History:  

Family Information:  

Job in Colony: He was the crate factory foreman; in August 1935 he was helping  to fill an order at the crate factory by pulling the logs from the steaming vat up into the building which housed the veneer machine that turned the logs round and round and shaved off the thin sheets of wood and sliced those sheets into slats.  

Home in Colony:  

Other Info:  

Post-Colony History: In November, 1935, he wrote a letter to colonists describing how pleased he was with his new Massachusetts farm. The owner had furnished them with much more equipment than had been bargained for. Also, a friend had loaned them a Chickering grand piano.  


Sources: "Llano Colonist": August 24, 1935, November 16, 1935