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John Woods Harris
Family Gathers at Old Home after Absence of 41 years

The children of John Woods Harris, the original owner of the "Model Farm" located fourteen miles northwest of Columbia, are gathering in Columbia this week for a family reunion.

Mrs. James Harris Rogers of Paris, Ky., Mrs. W.J. Hendrick of New York City and John W. Harris of Las Vegas, N.M., are staying at the Daniel Boone Tavern, visiting old friends in Columbia and the scenes of their childhood.

A. Virgil Harrisof Stl Louis, another member of the family is expected to arrive in Columbia today.  The reunion will be held at the old home farm the last of the week.  The "Model Farm" was the winner of a gold medal given by the United States Government many years ago for the most beautiful, best located, best kept farm in Missouri.  The reunion is being held after an absence of the family from this locality of forty-one years.
Source: The Evening Missourian, Columbia, Mo., May 17, 1919

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