One family's past is Columbia's future

The Crane family property, Lofty Cliff Farm, has been sold to the city of Columbia and will be used as a public park, retaining some of the beauty they’ve come to love over their long tenure on the land.
Saturday, June 9, 2007 | 12:00 a.m. CDT; updated 11:13 p.m. CDT, Friday, July 18, 2008

Sue Crane says she feels like she’s in a pop-up book as she walks around the farm that’s been in her family for 130 years. With every few steps, a vivid memory leaps out to command her attention.