They say when crows appears on the scene, it is a signal that change is coming in the world. If they are always around you, there could be a change centered on you or your lifestyle.
In September 1909 it was stated that two crows had flown into a Douglas, Arizona neighborhood to roost on the old Franklin Public School turrets for many years. The elementary school, no longer standing, sat on the southeast corner of 13thAvenue and H Street near the downtown area of Douglas. The strange thing about it was the birds were never seen at the school except on Saturday, Sunday or on a holiday. The presence and the noise of the school children on the grounds might have been what kept the crows away. But, the crows were never seen during school time hours on days when there was no school scheduled and no children present.
Saturdays and Sundays may, by some sort of count of time in the nature of the crows, be known to them. But, what about the occasional holiday? Holidays are irregular, but the crows seemed to know when one popped up on the calendar. Without a doubt, you could find them sitting on the school turrets all day. Those that watched them knew where they roost. Sometimes they flew in one direction, and other days they soared in an opposite direction.
There were also two colonies of crows around the nation’s capital. One lived out on Columbia Heights to the northern end of the city, the other on the Virginia shore at the base of the hills of Arlington. It was said by people who studied “crowology” that neither flock ever crossed the Potomac.
There was another old crow which paid a weekly visit to the equestrian statue of General Scott. He usually circled the head of the general, flopped down for a minute and then flew away—cawing as he flew. The visit was not made on any particular day, but people in the area noticed it occurred about once in seven days.
There is only an empty lot where Franklin School once stood. You can still drive to the spot and watch for the crows on the weekend and holidays. From Phoenix, it is about a 233 mile drive…or, just 202 miles as the crow flies.
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