to Jan Brusky
© 2016, Tom
from the main streets, tucked away among the billowing oak and
maple trees of a quintessential suburban neighborhood, a stately
residence stands quietly in repose, reflecting on the days of
horse-drawn wagons and kerosene lamps.
the first fifty years of its existence, the three-story house located
at 4055 S. 103rd Street in
Greenfield, Wisconsin loomed over hundreds of acres of sprawling,
prosperous farmland. Eventually the barns were razed, roads were
constructed, and countless new homes
encroached from every direction as the crops and fields were replaced
a burgeoning subdivision. From then on, the house served
suburban residence, but one whose many treasured rooms continued to
beget generations of endearing memories.
project was created to provide an informative and entertaining
historical account of this venerable
house, from its builder and first residents to its current resident, my
mom. I hope you enjoy it.