Thursday, January 9, 2020

1901 - ROCHESTER'S HORROR. TOTAL DEATHS IN THE ORPHAN ASYLUM DISASTER NUMBER TWENTY-EIGHT.


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Dover, New Hampshire, USA

Union Block Fire - 1862
DOVER, N. H., Jan. 6. The Union Block on Central square, in this city, was found on fire this morning. The following stores and offices were burned out or injured by water; Levi Brown's store; Dr. P. ... Read MORE...

The Farmers' Cabinet -  Amherst, New Hampshire -  January 9, 1862
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Batavia, New York, USA

1886 - A HOTEL FIRE. DESTRUCTION OF THE ST. JAMES IN BATAVIA - SEVERAL PERSONS HURT.
Batavia, N. Y., Jan. 8. - At 2 o'clock this morning the St. James Hotel, the leading hotel in town, a large four-story brick building containing 80 rooms, was discovered to be in flames. The fire had ... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  January 9, 1886
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1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Mock Oyster Soup - Scrape twelve good-szied roots of oyster plants or salsify and throw them ...Read MORE...



The Ladies' Home Journal, June 1898

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Waterbury, Connecticut, USA

1896 - FLED FOR THEIR LIVES. Disastrous Fire in a Waterbury Factory To-day.
Waterbury, Jan. 9. - There was a $20,000 to $30,000 fire to-day at the brass goods factory of Holmes, Booth & Hayden. The fiee started at 11:45 in a small wooden building on the south side of the... Read MORE...

The New Haven Evening Register -  New Haven, Connecticut -  January 9, 1896
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Canaan, Connecticut, USA

1896 - IN A BURNING CAR.
Narrow Escape of Four Railroad Men Last Night.

Canaan, Conn., Jan. 9. - Word was received here this noon that the crew of the West End local freight train on the Philadelphia, Reading and New... Read MORE...

The New Haven Evening Register -  New Haven, Connecticut -  January 9, 1896
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Millbury, Massachusetts, USA

1899 - After Five-Year Shutdown,
Millbury, Mass., Jan. 9. - The big woolen factory at Blackstone, known as No. 1 mill, is resuming business after a shutdown of five years and will soon be in full operation. The mill is one of the... Read MORE...

The North Adams Transcript -  North Adams, Massachusetts -  January 9, 1899
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1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Never eat every morsel that is upon your plate; and surely no lady will ever scrape her plate, or...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
Rochester, New York, USA

1901 - ROCHESTER'S HORROR. TOTAL DEATHS IN THE ORPHAN ASYLUM DISASTER NUMBER TWENTY-EIGHT.
TWENTY-SIX OF THEM CHILDREN.

FRIGHTFUL SCENE WHEN THE FIREMEN ARRIVED - WINDOWS FULL OF SHRIEKING LITTLE ONES - DEATH ROLL.

Rochester, N. Y., Jan. 9. - Twenty-eight dead bodies lie at the... Read MORE...

Logansport Pharos  -  Logansport, Indiana -  January 9, 1901
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1793  January 9 - 1st hot-air balloon flight in the US lifts off in Philadelphia, piloted by Jean Pierre Blanchard

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1857  January 9 – Fort Tejon earthquake: An earthquake with an estimated magnitude of 7.9 strikes near Parkfield, California.

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1869  A large six-horse wagon containing thirteen persons, returning on the night of the 30th ult. from a festival at Pelham to Lawrence, Mass., upset and severely injured five of the passengers, two it was feared fatally.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1888 January 9, 1888 - Severe cold gripped much of the western U.S. At Portland OR the Columbia River was frozen for two weeks, and in southern California temperatures dipped below freezing in some of the citrus growing areas.

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America - Did you know? Observation of foreign travelers to America: "Guns... In Texas. At one end of the store the biggest ...Read MORE...



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Quebec - Did you know? Bread was made from both wheat and rye flour, the product of the seigneurial mills. Corn cakes were ...Read MORE...



Daily Life in New France (www.chroniclesofamerica.com/ french/ daily_life_in_new_france.htm)
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Visit York, Pennsylvania, USA (Yorktown)!

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Des Moines, Iowa
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