Wilmington Mural Features Local Century Farm Family
Ohio Century Farm owner Gene DeVoe, his brother Carl, and Aunt Edith Bone are among a group of local farmers featured in a downtown Wilmington mural. His family’s likenesses are from a photo taken when Gene was 10 years old; today, he is 92 years young.
In 2015, Gene’s daughter, Janice McKeever, registered her father’s farm as a surprise for him. Her deed research showed Grassy Run Farm dating back in their family to 1899.
Main Street Wilmington will officially unveil the completed mural this fall.