Thursday, November 7, 2019

1883 - AN IMMENSE COTTON FACTORY AND THREE HUNDRED OTHER BUILDINGS IN SAVANNAH, GA., BURNED - THREE LIVES LOST - DAMAGE ESTIMATED AT $1,000,000.

Savannah, Georgia, USA

1883 - AN IMMENSE COTTON FACTORY AND THREE HUNDRED OTHER BUILDINGS IN SAVANNAH, GA., BURNED - THREE LIVES LOST - DAMAGE ESTIMATED AT $1,000,000.
Savannah, Ga., Nov. 1. - A conflagration which had its origin Wednesday noon in the large cotton warehouse of Garnett, Stubbs & Co., in this city, destroyed a warehouse containing three thousand... Read MORE...

Waterloo Courier -  Iowa -  November 7, 1883
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Seth Norwood & Co
Manufacturers of Fine Shoes, Beverly, Mass
Thompson, Connecticut, USA

1899 - FIRE AT EAST THOMPSON. Railroad Station, Engine House and Signal Tower Burned Down.
New London, Nov. 7. - The railroad station at East Thompson, Conn., on the main line, Midland division, of the Consolidated Road, together with the engine house, signal tower and contents of ticket... Read MORE...

New Haven Evening Register -  New Haven, Connecticut -  November 7, 1899
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Branford, Connecticut, USA

1899 - SCHOONER ANNA MELIA SUNK. Went Down in 40 Feet of Water Off the Branford Beacon. CAPTAIN AND CREW WERE SAVED.
Vessel Was Loaded with Brick, From New York for New London - Suddenly Sprung a Leak and Went Down in a Few Minutes Crew Narrowly Escaped Drowning.

Branford, Nov. 7. - The schooner Anna Melia,... Read MORE...

The New Haven Evening Register -  New Haven, Connecticut -  November 7, 1899
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Belfield, North Dakota, USA

1914 - Teacher and Three Children Burn in Terrible Prairie Fire; Three Others May Die and Flames Are Still Raging
School Children Near Belfield Try to Escape From the Path of Seething Flames Fanned by Thirty-Mile Gale; Bodies Found Huddled Together Only Four Rods From Where They Would Have Been... Read MORE...

Bismarck Daily Tribune -  Bismarck, North Dakota -  November 7, 1914
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1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Cream of Celery Soup - This, perhaps is the daintiest of all the thicker cream soups. Take...Read MORE...



The Ladies' Home Journal, June 1898
Tacoma, Washington, USA

1940  November 7 - The Galloping Gertie bridge at Tacoma, WA, collapsed in strong winds resulting in a six million dollar loss, just four months after the grand opening of the new bridge.

The winds caused the evenly sized spans of the bridge to begin to vibrate until the central one finally collapsed. From that point on bridges were constructed with spans of varying size.

WeatherForYou.com
November 7, 1940
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1910  November 7 - The first air freight shipment (from Dayton, Ohio, to Columbus, Ohio) is undertaken by the Wright Brothers and department store owner Max Moorehouse.

historyorb.com

America - Did you know? In 1811, Chief Tecumseh met with Creek Indian leaders in Tuckabatchee, Alabama, and tried to...Read MORE...



The World Almanac of the U.S.A, by Allan Carpenter and Carl Provorse, 1996


Quebec - Did you know? In the mid 1800s, New France had a population of about 4 million. 1/ 2 were Catholic. 1/ 2 were...Read MORE...



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

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


Litchfield High School

1880s
Glenwood Range
W. W. Keene & Son.
Damariscotta, ME
Died November 7

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