Friday, October 18, 2019

1877 - Musings from Newport, Rhode Island

Gorham, Maine, USA

1855 - VIOLENT TORNADO IN GORHAM, MAINE.
From the Portland Advertiser.
A violent tornado was experienced in Gorham on Sunday night. The dwelling house of MR. NILES, a frame building, one and a half stories in height, was moved from its... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  October 18, 1855
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The Daintiest Maid that ever rode a wheel need not fear to use Dixon's Graphitoleo

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Jersey City, N.J.

The Ladies' Home Journal
April 1898
Newport, Rhode Island, USA

1877 - Musings
An old lady at Newport, Rhode Island, talking of old times, told the following of a former belle of Newport, Miss Sally Champlin: 'She was a great beauty. She had rejected a great many fine offers,... Read MORE...

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Augusta Chronicle -  Augusta, Georgia -  October 18, 1877
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Cincinnati, Ohio, USA (Losanteville)

1889 - FATAL TRAIN WRECK Most Appalling Accident of its Kind Ever Known
Cincinnati, Oct. 15. - Ten persons are reported killed by the breaking loose of a car on the Auburn incline plane. The rope broke just as the car reached the top and it went crashing down and ran... Read MORE...

Daily Enquirer -  Utah -  October 18, 1889
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Syracuse, New York, USA

1890 - FATAL HOTEL FIRE.
SYRACUSE, Oct. 15. - The Leland hotel, the finest in the city, was totally destroyed by fire last night and it is feared there has been loss of life.

TWENTY-FIVE LIVES LOST.
NEW YORK, OCT. 15. -... Read MORE...

Aspen Weekly Times -  Aspen, Colorado -  October 18, 1890
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Windsor, Nova Scotia, Canada / Pisiquit, Acadia

1897 - BIG FIRE IN WINDSOR, N.S. - Territory a Mile Square Swept by Flames and Barely Half a Dozen Buildings Left Standing.
LOSS ESTIMATED AT $3,000,000

Practically All the Inhabitants of the Town Homeless - Conflagration Started at 3 o'Clock in the Morning.

WINDSOR, N. S., Oct. 17. - Historic Windsor, one of the... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  October 18, 1897
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1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Pig"s Foot Cheese - Boil the hocks and feet of equal quantity loose in a pot till the meat...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., March 23, 1881
Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA

1897 - FOREST FIRES IN PENNSYLVANIA.
Bradford, Pa., Oct. 18. - Forest fires are raging all around this city and last night Bradford was enveloped in a cloud of smoke, the woods surrounding the town being in flames. At Rice Brook, in the ... Read MORE...

Evening Herald -  Syracuse, New York -  October 18, 1897
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Metallic Band Sleigh Bells
Manufactured by F. Armstrong, Bridgeport, Conn.
1880s
Holyoke, Massachusetts, USA

1900 - FIRE DESTROYS THE SUMMIT HOUSE ATOP MOUNT TOM.
Holyoke, Mass., Oct. 18 - The Summit House on the peak of Mount Tom, near Holyoke, Mass., was totally destroyed by a blaze that could be seen for many miles throughout the valley.

The loss was... Read MORE...

The News-Democrat  -  Uhrichsville, Ohio -  October 18, 1900
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1930  October 18 - A big early season lake effect snowburst on the lee shores of Lake Erie and Lake Ontario produced 47 inches at Gouverneur NY and 48 inches just south of Buffalo.

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1931  October 18 - Thomas Edison dies in West Orange, New Jersey, USA



America - Did you know? 1850 - The continuing debate whether territory gained in the Mexican War should be open to slavery...Read MORE...



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Quebec - Did you know? Behind each habitant"s house was a small addition used as a storeroom. Not far away were the barn...Read MORE...



Daily Life in New France (www.chroniclesofamerica.com/ french/ daily_life_in_new_france.htm)
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W. T. Warren & Son, Manufacturers of Coaches, Carriages, Sleighs, Sulkies, Trotting Wagons, Mining Cars... Dealers in all kinds of Hardwood Lumber, Coach, Carriage and Wagon Stock,

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The Virginia and Truckee Railroad Directory, 1873-74: Embracing a General Directory of Residents of Virginia City, Gold Hill, Silver City, Dayton, Carson, Franktown, Washoe City and Reno, Together with a Business Directory, Also an Appendix, Giving Statistics of State and Storey, Lyno, Ormsby and Washoe Counties
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Died October 18

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