Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Greenerpasture Daily News - June 27

Topsfield, Massachusetts, USA

1868 - Interesting Marriage
The Salem (Mass.) Gazette says: "On Tuesday of last week Mr. Wm. Blodgett, a resident of Topsfield, who severed creditably in the army in the late war, and is looking for a pension for support, called in at the public house of Mr. Parkinson, where a woman was staying who had been soliciting charity form the inhabitants. Blodgett said to her, in substance, 'I am going West. I have lost my wife,... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  June 27, 1868

Bolton, Massachusetts, USA

1885  The fiftieth anniversary of the marriage of Samuel Brown Hayes and Miss Rebecca Hosmer was celebrated at their residence in Bolton, Mass.,

lately, where they have lived fifty years. Mrs. Hayes was the fourth daughter of the late Nathan David Hosmer, of Acton, and is the fourth child in the family who has celebrated a golden wedding.

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  June 27, 1885

1889 - FRIGHTFUL WRECKS. Two Freight Trains on the Pennsylvania Railroad Reduced to Debris. A Large Number of Train-Hands and Passengers Killed and Wounded.
PITTSBURGH, PA., June 26. - At 2:20 a.m. today west-bound freight No. 1313 telescoped the extra west-bound freight No. 308 at Monastery Coke-works, near Latrobe station on the Pennsylvania railroad. Just as this collision occurred an east-bound freight train was passing on the other track. The wreck of the west-bound trains caught the last two cars of the east-bound train wrecking them. In all... Read MORE...

Daily Republican -  Decatur, Illinois -  June 27, 1889

Spooner, Wisconsin, USA

1908  FIRE AT SPOONER, WIS. Loss of Fifteen Thousand Dollars by Early Morning Blaze.

SPOONER, Wis., June 26. - Fire broke out in Tnen & Idean's saloon at 2 o'clock this morning, consuming the building and entire contents, as well as two adjoining buildings occupied by Charles Yep as a laundry and Thomas Cairns asa [sic] repair shop. The origin of the fire is unknown. Loss, $15,000, partly covered by insurance.

The Duluth News-Tribune -  Duluth, Minnesota -  June 27, 1908

Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA

1918  advertisement

The Bridgeport Telegram -  Bridgeport, Connecticut -  June 27, 1918

1833  June 27 - Prudence Crandall, a white woman, arrested for conducting an academy for black females at Canterbury Conn


1901  June 27 - There was a rain of fish from the sky at Tiller's Ferry, SC. Hundreds of fish were swimming between cotton rows after a heavy shower.


1967  June 27 - Race riot in Buffalo NY (200 arrested)


Born June 27


Died June 27


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