Grandpa Zeb (Will Greer) has died and everyone is mourning. Neighbor Flossie Brimmer has also died. Mary Ellen and Erin move to Charlottesville into an apartment to be on their own. John tries to get a large lumber contract.
Did You Know?
Peggy Rea, who is cast as Mrs. Borer, the landlord who rents an apartment to Mary Ellen and Erin, would return to The Waltons for seasons 8 & 9 as regular cast member Rose Burton, Olivia Waltons' cousin. See more
[narration as John 'John Boy' Walton, Jr. reading from his journal
For as long as any of us could remember our house had stood in the shadow of Waltons Mountain. We counted time by its seasons, growing up and growing old, and even those of us who went away never really left it. It was a fitting place for my grandfather to be buried, and in the six months since his death we had learned to live with our grief. We never looked up at the mountain without feeling his strength. We were to need it. ...
Row, Row, Row Your Boat
Tune credited to Eliphalet Oram Lyte
Sung by John and Michael Learned
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