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Betty Sue Jasper has photos to prove the Big Snow of 1960

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She was a mature 10 months old when it happened, and she has family photographs to prove the depth - photos with memories of great times and great people at a great time in the Greensburg/Wall/Paull/and Marshall Street neighborhood.




This story was posted on 2012-02-01 22:00:46
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Big Snow, March, 1960: Betty Sue Conover, at 6 mos. on Wall St.



2012-02-01 - Wall Street/Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY - Photo from collection of Betty SueConover Jasper.
Betty Sue Conover Jasper was just 10 months old when the Blizzard of March 1960 hit Adair County, above being steadied by her mother and a never to be forgotten Columbian, O.A. "Cotten" Durham, a long serving Adair County, KY, County Attorney. The snow pile from clearing the driveway was two Betty Sues high, then, and chest high to adults. It nearly obscures the landmark Durham House's grand wrap around porch, where Hunter and Tucker Durham and dozens of Greensburg/Wall/Paull/and Marshall Street kids had free rein and a perpetual warm welcome.

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The Earl Conover Family Portrait: Big Snow of March 1960



2012-02-01 - Wall Street, Columbia, KY - Photo from Collection of Betty Sue Conover Jasper.
Pictures to prove it: "I was only 10 months old at the time of the snow storm in March, 1960, but I have pictures to prove I survived it at my house on Wall St. with my Mom, Clara Matthews Conover; Dad, Earl Conover; and brother, Dennis Conover, writes Betty Sue Conover Jasper, with this photo taken in front of the family's home on the corner of Wall and Greensburg Streets, Columbia, KY, at the time. Notice the height of the drift in front of the living room windows.

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