Mary J. Packer
Mary Packer was the Town Historian from 1957 to 2010 and lived almost her entire life in Barkersville, first in the home of her parents and later with her husband, Blaine G.L. Packer.
Mary and Blaine ran a country store for many years next to their home and the Barkersville Pond until Blaine's death in 1976.
Listed below are some of the many historical commentaries and reminiscences Mary wrote in the town's United Volunteer Newsletter.