Owner : Franklin Shantz
Shantz, Orpheus M.
Early: 1917 - Late: 1917
A memento made from a piece of fungus material that was originally adhered to the bark of a tree. This has been cracked off, and its smooth surface etched with hand printing: Sunday P.M. / Sept. 23-1917 / 31 mile auto trip / Roy Shantz / Mrs. Roy Shantz / Ethel May Schantz / Frank A. Schantz / Orpheus M. Schantz / Dorothy E. White / Sararas Woods / German Mills / Strasburg / Aberdeen / New Dundee / Williamsburg / Mannheim. Around the lettering are etched designs: a branch, plants, mushrooms.
Doon Heritage Crossroads
10 Huron Rd. Kitchener 519-748-1914 www.region.waterloo.on.ca/doon
Region of Waterloo
Fraktur design based on Family Register by Jacob Shoemacher in Joseph Schneider Bible, 1821.