Friday, December 27, 2019

1898 - ALL THE CHILDREN AND THEIR ELDERS CELEBRATE THE DAY.


1890s
Clipper Mower
Chadborn & Coldwell Mfg. Co.
Newburgh, N.Y.
Thompson, Connecticut, USA (North Grosvenordale) (Quinebaug)

1896  Fire

Fire in North Grosvenordale, Conn., totally destroyed the two largest business blocks in the town, together with two barns and adjoining sheds. Loss, $15,000.

The Times -  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania -  December 27, 1896
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East Lyme, Connecticut, USA (Flanders) (Niantic)

1898 Christmas in East Lyme
ALL THE CHILDREN AND THEIR ELDERS CELEBRATE THE DAY.

Saturday night was a red letter time for East Lyme children and their friends. A fine Christmas tree was provided in the hall and loaded down... Read MORE...

The Day -  New London, Connecticut -  December 27, 1898
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Camden, New Jersey, USA

1907 - BAD ACCIDENT NEAR CAMDEN. THREE ARE KILLED AND SEVENTEEN INJURED. DUE LARGELY TO A FOG. WRECKAGE ON FIRE, BUT THE LOCAL FIREMEN RENDER EFFICIENT AID.
(By Associated Press.)
Camden, N. J., Dec. 27. - Three persons were killed and seventeen injured in a collision on the elevated tracks of the Pennsylvania Railroad just outside the station here... Read MORE...

Middletown Daily Times-Press -  Middletown, New York -  December 27, 1907
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Detroit, Michigan, USA

1913 - OLD DEPOT BURNS; NEW ONE IS READY
Detroit Has Spectacular Fire Which Does $250,000 Damage to Michigan Central Railway.

Detroit, Mich., Dec. 26.- A spectacular fire, starting from a cause undetermined, swept through the main depot... Read MORE...

The Indianapolis Star -  Indianapolis, Indiana -  December 27, 1913
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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
Key West, Florida, USA

1928 - Explosion Kills One Lighthouse Tender Off Key West Catches Fire When Cook Strikes Matches.
(By United Press.)
Key West, Fla., Dec. 27. - The lighthouse tender, Poinsettia, caught fire and exploded at her berth in the navy yard Thursday, killing one and injuring three others.

Kris... Read MORE...

Decatur Evening Herald -  Decatur, Illinois -  December 27, 1928
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1890s
Heinz's Keystone Brand Sweet Pickles
Pittsburgh, Penn.
Manhattan, New York, USA (New York City) (New Amsterdam) (Washington Heights)

1947 - December 26-27 - New York City received a record 26.4 inches of snow in 24 hours, with as much as 32 inches reported in the suburbs.
The heavy snow brought traffic to a standstill, and snow removal cost eight million dollars. Thirty thousand persons were called upon to remove the 100 million tons of snow. The storm claimed 27... Read MORE...

WeatherForYou.com
December 27, 1947
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Fayetteville, North Carolina, USA

1964 - TORNADO IS REPORTED IN FAYETTEVILLE.
Fayetteville, N.C. (AP) - A tornado struck near Fayetteville, N. C., Saturday and the Weather Bureau issued a severe weather warning that included North Carolina and South Carolina, Georgia and... Read MORE...

Gastonia Gazette -  North Carolina -  December 27, 1964
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1879  The Hornell (N. Y.) Times records the marriage of a man in Le Roy to his sixth wife,
four of them being sisters, and the last one being the youngest. He says: "When you get into a good family stick to it."

St. Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1932  December 27 - Radio City Music Hall opens in New York City.

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America - Did you know? 1831 - William Lloyd Garrison begins publishing the Liberator, a weekly paper that advocates the...Read MORE...



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Quebec - Did you know? In New France, begging is forbidden, as it encourages laziness and idleness. New France suffered a...Read MORE...



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City Building and De Witt House, Lewiston, Maine

1890s
w. D. Chandler, Photographer
St. Albans, Vt.
Died December 27

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