Tuesday, March 5, 2019

1870 - A curious incident happened a few days ago in New Canaan, Conn.

Boston, Massachusetts, USA

1770 - March 5 - Boston Massacre
Tensions between the American colonists and the British were already running high in the early spring of 1770. Late in the afternoon, on March 5, a crowd of jeering Bostonians slinging snowballs... Read MORE...

March 5, 1770

Williams' Jersey Cream Toilet Soap
The J.B. Williams Co., Glastonbury, Conn.

The Ladies' Home Journal
September 1898
New Canaan, Connecticut, USA

1870 - A curious incident happened a few days ago in New Canaan, Conn.
A vicious but fast horse, driven before a "sulky" while proceeding at a rapid rate down Main street, kicked up, and got his two hind legs over the whiflletree, from which position the animal could... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  March 5, 1870

Reno, Nevada, USA

Reno, Nev. - A fire broke out at Reno last Sunday morning, and in three hours all the business part of the town was in ashes, the only houses escaping being the Masonic building with Hagerman &... Read MORE...

Columbus Journal -  Nebraska -  March 5, 1879

Cleveland, Ohio, USA

1880 - Children Under 14 Working During School Hours
Arrests are being made in Cleveland, Ohio, under the school laws prohibiting employers from having children under fourteen years of age in their employ during school hours, when not compelled to work ... Read MORE...

Macon Weekly Telegraph -  Macon, Georgia -  March 5, 1880

New Gloucester, Maine, USA

1887  Death of Osgood Bradbury

Osgood Bradbury, who died in New Gloucester, Me., a few days ago, aged ninety years, was born in the town where he died. His dying words were: "Hold me; I'm falling."

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  March 5, 1887

1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Strawberry Sponge Cake - Beat the yolks of six eggs with half a pound of powderes sugar...Read MORE...

The Ladies" Home Journal, May 1898

Granite Iron Ware
E. E. Prusia & Company
Fort Dodge, Iowa
San Diego, California, USA

San Diego, Cal., March 5 - Five men were killed Sunday afternoon when the home made experimental monoplane in which they were traveling nose dived 300 feet to the earth at Bernett flying field to... Read MORE...

Evening Independent -  Massillon, Ohio -  March 5, 1928

1887  By a plan of "penny a day" collections, the ladies of the Methodist Episcopal Church at Saratoga Springs raised during the past year the handsome sum of $1,950 on the debt of the church.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

March 30, 1870 - U.S. acquires Alaska from Russia for the sum of $7.2 million.

Quebec - Did you know? People of New France were rewarded for having large families - 10 children - 300 pounds per year;...Read MORE...

Canada: A People"s History (www.cbc.ca/ history/)
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Visit Washington, Pennsylvania, USA!

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

Main Street Station. Pa. R.R., Washington, Pa.

A. K. Hawkes Company glasses
found at Old Drugstore, St Augustine, Florida
Died March 5


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