Posted by: Bonnie Phelps | January 31, 2016

Some of his stories are True!

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Showing a cabin today, a neighbor came by and invited us over. His wife’s grandparents were up to see their new cabin. That is when they learned that the family roots go way back on Palomar!

It was so fun to meet John and Barbara Botti. John said he started coming up to Palomar in 1949. He has lots of stories of the Mountain and said, “some of them are true!”

Barbara’s parents, Authur and Naomi Evans Whigham, met while working for the Mendenhalls. They homesteaded above Lake Henshaw and Art was known as “The Fiddler” in these here parts. The Evans family homesteaded near Lake Wohlford in Valley Center. (Real Estate was a little different then!!)

I’m looking forward to those stories! The family promises to head them our way real soon.

 

 


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