Nettie Harper: A Journey through a Journal
Fifteen-year-old Nettie Harper began recording the events of her life on May 12, 1867. Nine and a half years and seven diaries later, Nettie had successfully charted her daily activities, dreams, and struggles, as well as significant historical information regarding her home in rural Preble County, Ohio. Explore this website for more information regarding Nettie's life and what can be gleaned from the journals of this young aspiring writer.
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Created by Kiley Orchard Last updated May 2, 2007

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