Thursday, December 26, 2019

1897 - While Preparing a Christmas Tree for Her Children Mrs. Rice Fell Dead - A CLOCK'S SUPPOSED WARNING


1909 Advertisments

Dressmaking and Plain Sewing
Mary A. Tilton, Kensington, N.H.

Maple Grove Farm
Kensington, N.H.

F. A. Mace, Dealer in Milk, Cream and Farm Produce
Kensington, N.H.

Maple Shade Farm
Kensington, N.H.

Kensington, New Hampshire, sketches and reminiscences by Mace, Ida M Published 1909
Trenton, New Jersey, USA

1776 - December 26 - Washington crosses the Delaware
Famous American victory that began with "Washington Crossing the Delaware." Actually, the whole army crossed the Delaware River, which was frozen in places, on Christmas night, 1776, from... Read MORE...

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December 26, 1776
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Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

1884 - ACADEMY OF MUSIC DESTROYED.
Minneapolis, Minn., Dec. 26. - The old Academy of Music building in Minneapolis was destroyed by fire Christmas afternoon. The building contained the Minneapolis law library which was lost.

The... Read MORE...

Oshkosh Daily Northwestern -  Oshkosh, Wisconsin -  December 26, 1884
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Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA

1889 - Early to Bed
Southbridge goes to bed early as a rule. A stranger in town always notices how quiet the streets are after 9 p.m. Ten o'clock usually finds scarcely any one on the streets except the night watchmen,... Read MORE...

The Southbridge Journal -  Southbridge, Massachusetts -  December 26, 1889
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1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Old-Fashioned Brown Betty - Sprinkle a layer of sugar between the layers of apples and...Read MORE...



The Ladies' Home Journal, February 1898
Manhattan, New York, USA (New York City) (New Amsterdam) (Washington Heights)

1897 - While Preparing a Christmas Tree for Her Children Mrs. Rice Fell Dead - A CLOCK'S SUPPOSED WARNING
Father Had Saved His Earnings for Six Months to Give His Children the First Tree They Had Ever Had.

"Mamma, the clock has stopped between 12 and 1 o'clock. Something is going to happen sure... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  December 26, 1897
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Daily Herald
Mississippi
June 23, 1900
Middletown, New York, USA

1901 - FATAL WRECK ON THE ERIE.
MIDDLETOWN, N. Y., Dec. 15. - Several large landslides on the Erie Railroad between this city and Pondeddy were caused by last night's storm. In a collision between two trains one man was killed and... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  December 26, 1901
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Somerville, Massachusetts, USA

1910 - FIREMAN KILLED IN WRECK.
Passenger in Collision Near Boston.

BOSTON, Dec. 25. - One death resulted to-night from a Christmas morning railroad wreck in the Somerville yard of the Boston & Maine Railroad. A freight train, a ... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  December 26, 1910
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Richmond, Virginia, USA

1910 - Students Have Narrow Escapes in College Fire
Richmond, Va., Dec. 25 - The north wing of Ryland Hall, the main building of Richmond College, erected in 1854, was ruined by fire of unknown origin at an early hour today. The estimated loss is... Read MORE...

Boston Journal -  Boston, Massachusetts -  December 26, 1910
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1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Never criticise a companion"s dress, or indeed make any remark whatever upon it. If a near friend,...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
Rockland, Maine, USA

1910 - Maine Man Killed by Falling Down Stairs
Rockland, Me., Dec. 25 - Milkmen found the body of Charles A. Arnold lying at the foot of the stairs leading to his boarding place this morning. Arnold is supposed to have been killed by falling down ... Read MORE...

Boston Journal -  Boston, Massachusetts -  December 26, 1910
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1773  December 26 - Expulsion of tea ships from Philadelphia

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1885  Two young women school-teachers at Kingston, N.Y., are sharpshooters, and can snuff a candle at twenty yards.


St. Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

America - Did you know? During Alaska"s statehood celebration, Fairbanks attempted to turn the Chena River into gold, as a...Read MORE...



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


Quebec - Did you know? Children in New France had many chores. Small children might bring in the wood for the fireplace....Read MORE...



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Androscoggin One Price Clothing Co.
Blue Store
88 Lisbon St.
Lewiston, Me.
Died December 26

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