Week 3 - Los Angeles to Madras, Oregon ~1000 miles July 3-10, 1962
From Knotts Berry Farm on July 4 to Madras, Oregon – the future home of Catherine & Gerry (1978-1984) during the third week of the trip to the Seattle World's Fair. For previous week summaries see the following links:
Week 1 - New Vienna, Ohio to Salt Lake City, Utah ~2000 miles
Week 2 - Salt Lake City, Utah to Los Angeles, California ~1200 miles June 27-July3
Aunt Serena Uible Reynolds passed away in December 1963, seventeen months later, at the age of 79. She was born in Oct. 1884, when CJ was 21 months old. Their mother, Sarah Elizabeth Smith Uible died in 1890 at the age of 49. Father, David Uible, remarried in 1892 to Andelia Eglantine Hudson Shull. David died in 1926 at the age of 81. Andelia passed away in Westboro in 1937 at the age of 91.
Aunt Serena and her husband, Leslie Clinton Reynolds, had met in the Blanchester area but moved to California prior to 1910 due to his poor health. He died in Colorado (en route to or from Ohio?) in 1924 at the age of 46.
Stops during Week 3 included:
Serena and John recover from the chicken-pox but still draw stares and unease from other travelers who ventured near or dared to ask.
July 4 Wednesday - Knotts Berry Farm - chicken dinner and bit of entertainment
July 4 - Los Angeles - La Brea tar pits, Clifton's Cafeteria, an historic LA restaurant (opened 1935) with exotic decor where HH had eaten in 1936. Clifton's has been closed for renovations since Sept. 2011 and is scheduled to reopen in August of 2013.
July 5 Thursday - San Luis Obispo - 215 miles - swallows
July 6-8 San Francisco - 232 miles, touring
July 9 Monday - Sacramento - 88 miles - state capitol, gold mining
July 9 - Redding - 162 miles
July 10 - Crater National Park OR - 140 miles - played in the snow around Crater Lake
July 10 - Madras, OR - 147 miles - future home of Catherine & Gerry