Big Sale

Mary Martin had a big heart. At her estate sale, held on a mild Sunday in early November 2001, bidders were amazed at the many things Mary had collected over her lifetime. Spread out on the lawn were rows of Christmas decorations, other holiday mementos, porcelain figurines, dolls, craft and quilting items, furniture, glass, books and toys.

At Christmas, Mary had had a decorated tree in every room of her home.
At the auction the Christmas items spread in two full rows across the backyard.
The mix of other items spread out upon the lawns were equally impressive.

tables full of porcelein figurines
glass Christmas ornaments
Christmas angels and Santas auctioning glassware

old tricycle

new owner of old bats

backyard items
a bucketload of pinecones front yard items
porcelein angel
house and yard
Cousin Ron (left) rests and talks
Cousin Marilyn Sue and pet, April


My treasure from Aunt Mary's estate
-- a cut-glass creamer!


All photos © 2001 by Carol Yoho
Return to Martin Family Lore
Send comments about this site

 


[ WU Home ] [ Directory ] [ A-Z Index ] [ Sitemap ] [ Contact WU ] [ Statements & Disclosures ] [ Accessibility ] [ Search ]
© 2014 Washburn University, 1700 SW College Ave, Topeka, Kansas 66621 (785) 670-1010
Contact webmaster@washburn.edu with questions or comments.