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Articles About Annual Flour and Sugar Delivery
On Tuesday, Nov. 23, Village of Yellow Springs foreman Tanner Bussey dropped off a bag of flour and sugar to Susan Gartner as part of the Village’s annual distribution of the baking staples to local widows and widowers.
Wheeling Gaunt’s generosity perseveres in a 126-year-old tradition of the delivery of flour to local widows and widowers at the holidays — a stipulation in Gaunt’s will when he bequeathed the land that is now Gaunt Park to the Village.
A village tradition since 1894, the annual delivery of flour and sugar to local widows and widowers continued again this year — a stipulation in Wheeling Gaunt’s will.