Along a country road southeast of Humboldt a pair of fence posts standing like sentinels are evidence of a gate once leading to a house. Just inside the fence, lush green flower stems brighten an otherwise dreary patch of waste ground.
Beyond is the old homesite bordered by second-growth cedars and weeds laid over by winter kill.
A cellar, once stocked with preserved fruits, vegetables and meat, is easily identified by rocks, broken bricks and other remnants.
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