Thursday, January 24, 2019

1915 - The Rocky Mountain National Park is established by an act of the United States Congress. PLACE OF BEAUTY IS NEW NATIONAL PARK IN THE ROCKIES

1848 - January 24 – California Gold Rush: James W. Marshall finds gold at Sutter's Mill, in Coloma, California.
Many people in California figured gold was there, but it was James W. Marshall on January 24, 1848, who saw something shiny in Sutter Creek near Coloma, California. He had discovered gold... Read MORE...

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January 24, 1848
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New Home Sewing Machine Co.
Orange, Mass.
Montpelier, Vermont, USA

1877  FATAL RAILWAY ACCIDENT.

MONTPELIER, Jan. 23. - Michael Dingley, of Bethel, a fireman on a freight train on the Central Vermont Railway, was killed this morning at Montpelier Junction.

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  January 24, 1877
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Peekskill, New York, USA

1880 - A New York dispatch says: It is believed a practically inexhaustible supply of emery ore has been discovered near Peekskill.
The discovery is regarded as one of the greatest importance, from the fact that this metal, in a sufficiently pure state to make it marketable, is found in only one place in the United States - near... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  January 24, 1880
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Buffalo, New York, USA

1891 - A BIG BLAZE IN BUFFALO. WARNER BROTHERS' NEW BUILDING LAID IN ASHES.
THE LOSS ON BUILDING AND STOCK IN FOUR STORES ABOUT $300,000, FULLY INSURED - TWO FIREMEN TAKEN FROM THE RUINS DEAD.

BUFFALO, N. Y., Jan. 23. - The new and handsome building of Warner Brothers,... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  January 24, 1891
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1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Snaps - Take one cup of molasses, three-quarters of a cup of sugar, one tablespoon each of...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., September 29, 1880
Cap-Santé, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Famille-du-Cap-Sante)

1893 - Ferdinand Allard.
Ferdinand Allard has rediscovered the lost art of hardening copper. He was born at Cap Sante, Que., seventy-six years ago, and has worked at the blacksmithing trade for fifty years. He was in such... Read MORE...

The York Daily -  York, Pennsylvania -  January 24, 1893
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Malt Bitters Company, Boston, Mass.
Hazleton, Pennsylvania, USA

1893 - Fire in a Pennsylvania Mine.
HAZLETON, Pa., Jan. 23. - During the cold weather Evans & Co., at Beaver Meadow, placed furnaces along the stop leading to their operations to keep ice from forming on the rails and interfering with... Read MORE...

The Daily Review -  Decatur, Illinois -  January 24, 1893
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Portland, Maine, USA (Deering)

1908 - Million Dollar Blaze this Morning at Portland, Maine
Fire Started in the City Hall, Destroying County Records for the Past One Hundred Years - the Fire Chief Badly Hurt.

Portland, Maine, Jan 24. - A conflagration visited this city early this morning ... Read MORE...

Lima Daily News -  Lima, Ohio -  January 24, 1908
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1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

No lady should drink wine at dinner. Even if her head is strong enough to bear it, she will find...Read MORE...



The Ladies" Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness: A Complete Handbook for the Use of the Lady in Polite Society... by Florence Hartley, January 1, 1872
1915 - The Rocky Mountain National Park is established by an act of the United States Congress.
PLACE OF BEAUTY IS NEW NATIONAL PARK IN THE ROCKIES

Congress has just set aside 700 square miles of mountainous region near Denver which will hereafter be known as the Rocky Mountain National... Read MORE...

The Bismarck Tribune -  Bismarck, North Dakota -  January 24, 1915
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1908  January 24 – Start of publication of Robert Baden-Powell's Scouting for Boys in London. The book will over time sell over 100 million copies and effectively begin the worldwide Boy Scout movement.

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1935  January 24 – The first canned beer is sold in Richmond, Virginia, United States, by Gottfried Krueger Brewing Company

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America - Did you know? May 2, 1803 - Louisiana Purchase: United States agrees to pay France $15 million for the Louisiana...Read MORE...



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Quebec - Did you know? Within the typical habitant dwelling-house there were usually two, and never more than three, rooms ...Read MORE...



Daily Life in New France (www.chroniclesofamerica.com/ french/ daily_life_in_new_france.htm)
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Visit South Kingstown, Rhode Island, USA (Kingston) (West Kingston) (Matunuck)!

Discover the people who lived there, the places they visited and the stories they shared.


Kingston, R.I. Depot

1920 Ad for Geo. Gordon & Co., Limited
Manufactures of Red and White Pine Lumber
Died January 24

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1 comment:

Unknown said...

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