Replaying Rachel’s story on the stage; Lake Region State College hosts play based on the life of Jewish homesteader in N.D.
GARSKE, N.D. — A narrow strip of native prairie stretches eastward down a gentle hill from the Sons of Jacob Cemetery, pointing the way to a shelterbelt about a mile away that marks the original homestead of Rachel Calof, the Jewish pioneer who documented her life of raising a family on the harsh North Dakota Plains during the late 1890s and early 1900s.
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