Charting a course for the future
By: CHERYL TEVIS
Everyone on this farm brings something to the table (photos by Harlen Persinger).
One glance at the 1861 map of Morgan and Scott Counties in its 5x7-foot frame on the living room wall tells you that the Hadden family knows and appreciates their place in Illinois history. But a visit to the four-generation Jacksonville farm clearly demonstrates that this family doesn’t live in the past.
Gary Hadden (right) and his cousin, Luke Goodey, move fencing to create new paddocks for the cattle.