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By Mia Cunningham

Anna Eikenhout (1902-1986) used to be an honors graduate of Ohio country college, a fine-arts librarian, a talented pianist, and an avid reader in 3 languages. Harlan Hubbard (1900-1988), a little-known painter and would-be shantyboater, appeared an not going husband, yet jointly they lived a lifestyles out of the pages of Thoreau's Walden. a lot of what's recognized in regards to the Hubbards comes from Harlan's books and journals. in regards to the seasons and the panorama, his writing was once rapturous, but he was once emotionally reticent whilst discussing human affairs in most cases or Anna particularly. but it was once via her efforts that their lifestyles at the river used to be actually civilized. viewers to Payne hole keep in mind Anna as a beneficiant, gracious hostess, whose intelligence and artistry made the small residence look grander than a mansion.

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