Saturday, April 10, 2010

Not the same Ricketts #25

Gilbert Stuart painted this unfinished portrait, allegedly of a one John Bill Ricketts . Stuart, best known for his images of George Washington was born in Saunderstown, Rhode Island in 1755- A LOOOONG way from Ricketts, Iowa.

But if you're from or wish you were from the real Ricketts, Send us your pictures and memories if you're from Ricketts and be sure to come visit for the annual Ricketts Kids Reunion whether you're from here or if your last name happens to be Ricketts- we'll welcome you into the family! Just make sure you buy a t-shirt.