posted on Jul, 28 2010 @ 05:22 AM
reply to post by Birddog26
That is an amazing place you have inherited. You family has done right by its decendants, as I am sure you and yours will when the time comes to pass
it down. Just insure that the knowledge of its importance and utilitarianism gets passed on as well.
I applaud your preparations. I only have one question?
Got room for one more?
Seriously though, on a much lesser scale, maybe a tenth your scale, is what my brother and I hope to still have when our family matriarch passes on.
My grandmother, the last of the "grand" generation in my family is still alive and still holds the rights to our entire family holdings.
Just as you get nat gas royalties, my grandfather (rest in peace) set my families land up as a tree farm and my g/m gets a meager annual pension from
I grew up on the land and know it by heart and know exactly the spot I would stake in a Sit-X fallout. As you have, there are a couple of ponds for
fishing, tapped underground water supply, a lot of forest land filled with game animals, and a few predators. There are naturally flowing streams and
once, about 280 acres were used to grow soybeans and cotton. It is still very fertile.
We have a host of shelters on the land, ranging from cabins and barns to small hunting shelters. Some are in better shape than others, but they all
would suffice as a first drop place in an emergency.
That is my bugout place of choice. And having that choice is what lets me sleep well at night.