| Jun 17, 2014
The Hired Hand powered website for Batterton's Springhill Farm, owned by W.L. and Suzann Batterton McCoy is now live and ready for viewing.
The Batterton McCoy's are fourth generation owners of the Springhill Farm
located north of Greensburg, Indiana near the Spring Hill Community. The farm dates back to the first settlers of Indiana in the early 1800's and holds the old Donnell family cemetery. Suzann's Great Grandfather, S.V. Pleak, purchased the farm in 1929.
The farm survived the Great Depression with the help of grandson Van P Batterton, Suzann's father, who had just graduated from IU with a degree in Chemistry. Having been in the Naval Reserve in College, Van served in the US Navy during WWII as a Lt on board the LST 533 and participated in the Normandy Invasion.
Batterton's Springhill Farm raised corn, soybeans, hogs and cattle under the direction of Van Batterton until his death when Suzann and W.L. took over the operation. The McCoy's continue in the operation of the farm with the leadership of neighbor and friend, Dave Moore. Texas Longhorns were added to the operation in 2003. The McCoy's established a registered Texas Longhorn herd with foundation cattle from the Semkin, Tri-W, and Dickinson cattle companies.
Be sure to visit their new site to learn more about the farms interesting history, their photography services and view their growing Longhorn herd.
Special thanks to W.L. McCoy for being wonderful to work with! http://www.historicspringhill.com/Longhorns