A home for Snow without winter

Years of neglect have turned one of the area's oldest homes, the Snow family home in Neosho Falls, into a state of elegant ruin. George Snow earned the moniker "Big Father" for his work as an Indian agent for the region.


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May 18, 2020 - 10:18 AM

The Snow family’s “Rockland Home” hides amidst a tangled jungle of trees and brush in the southeastern corner of Neosho Falls. Photo by Trevor Hoag / Iola Register

Everything can change in a year, one falling of the snow.

You can lose yourself while finding your home, though shrouded in purple and bruise-black thunderclouds, after the passage of hundreds of miles.

You can see something for the first time, despite seeing it a thousand times before.

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