The Joe Key Family Motor Car
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Roy Key driving the family car in front of the McKinnon House which
the family purchased in 1909. Roy and father Joe in the front seat,
Ruth and son Grant in the rear seat.
photo ca 1910
The family moved from Mt Airy, North Carolina in 1889. In 1891,
Joe purchased the 250-acre McKinnon farm on upper Pine Creek
and then established orchards to become self-sufficent.
The farm received Century Farm status in 1997.
Grant Key driving his first team of horses
with nephew Wendall -
ca 1927
Joe & Ruth Key, son Ollie
The Family farm house
The Key Family barn