Faith & Family Summer 2020 - Page 17

Shrine Of The Most Blessed Sacrament A lot has changed over the years, but the stories that are told about this community will live on. So many reminders are scattered up and down this road and hopefully after reading this you will feel a little closer to the land that is my home as well. is running due east and makes a hard southern turn right before reaching the Mulberry that is on its usual southern track. The second set of narrows is about half way into the Monastery property. Once more the Broglen runs east, not quite as sparely this time however, and then turns south to run parallel to the Mulberry. Native Americans used this land long before any of its current residents. Artifacts have been found along the river but the name of this land, which was somehow lost over time, has to be the greatest influence that they left for us. The name that I am referring to is Funtalla. Now known as Center Hill, the community was once Funtalla, even boasting its own post office. The story is that the Native Americans named it this meaning “land between two rivers.” The post office was at the North West corner of 548 and 747. Across the road from there was an old house that stood until a short time ago, that had the first party line in the community. A lot has changed over the years, but the stories that are told about this community will live on. So many reminders are scattered up and down this road and hopefully after reading this you will feel a little closer to the land that is my home as well. Faith & Family | 17