2021 Yellow Springs News Merchandise

Articles About Annual Flour and Sugar Delivery

  • Wheeling Gaunt’s legacy lives on

    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.

  • The Gaunt that keeps on giving

    Yellow Springs Arts Council President Jerome Borchers delivered the pantry staples of flour and sugar — per a stipulation of Wheeling Gaunt’s will — to local widower, poet Arnold Adoff, in late December. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    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.