Tuesday, November 9, 2010

1869 - How Embarrassing is This?

A young man lately went in bathing at Lotbiniere, province of Quebec, placing his clothes upon what he supposed was a stone. It turned out toe be a seal basking in the sun, which was thus disturbed, and made for the water, with the young man's clothing.

Date: August 26, 1869
Location: New Hampshire
Paper: New Hampshire Sentinel

For more stories about Lotbiniere and the ancestors who lived there, visit Lotbinière, Québec, Canada