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Aug 19, 2009 - Gene Stratton-Porter

I visited a couple of nature centers and walked trails, saw lakes, and looked for letterboxes, but the highlight of the day was the Cabin in Wildflower Woods – the cabin home of Gene Stratton-Porter (1863-1924). Gene’s real name was Genevieve, but her husband, George called her Gene, she liked it, and used that name since then. Gene became independently wealthy from writing 12 novels (8 became movies), 7 nature studies, 2 poetry books, 2 children’s books, and many magazine articles and essays. She took pictures that were so good that George...

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