Wednesday, March 18, 2020

1871 - Healthy Place

1800 - Electric storage battery is invented (Alessandro Volta, Italy)
...Probably the most important developments in the science of electricity started with the invention of the first battery in 1800 by Alessandro Volta. This battery gave the world its first... Read MORE...

Tucson Daily Citizen -  Tucson, Arizona -  March 18, 1960

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

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Springfield, Vermont, USA

1871 - Healthy Place
Springfield, Vt., must be a healthy place in which to locate. There are, in that town, ninety persons between the age of seventy and eighty years, and forty-two between eighty and one hundred. Of the ... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  March 18, 1871

 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Snaps - Take one cup of molasses, three-quarters of a cup of sugar, one tablespoon each of...Read MORE...

The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., September 29, 1880
Monroe, New York, USA

Monroe was again the scene of a disastrous fire, Sunday morning, the new building just erected by MR. GEORGE REED, having been totally destroyed. A despatch came to Goshen at 2 o'clock, yesterday... Read MORE...

Middletown Daily Argus -  Middletown, New York -  March 18, 1895

Daily Herald
June 23, 1900

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Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA

1899 - $2,000,000 for Southbridge People?
SOUTHBRIDGE, MASS., March 17. - It is believed here that the family of Mrs Lucier, mother of Michael Lucier, of Southbridge, has fallen heir to $2,000,000. Word was received here to-day of the death... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  March 18, 1899

Queens, New York, USA

1910 - TRAGIC DEATH OF ASHFIELD MAN. Fred R. Church Killed on the Long Island Railroad Yesterday.
Word was received at Shelburne Falls yesterday morning of the accidental death at the Queens station of the Long Island railroad of Fred R. Church, so of George B. Church in the Baptist Corner... Read MORE...

The Springfield Republican -  Springfield, Massachusetts -  March 18, 1910

1937 - March 18 – New London School explosion:
In the worst school disaster in American history in terms of lives lost, the New London School in New London, Texas, suffers a catastrophic natural gas explosion, killing in excess of 295 students... Read MORE...
March 18, 1937

1866  Large Fire in Minneapolis.
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Friday, March 17. A fire here last night destroyed twenty buildings from First to Davis street. Loss $100,000.

The New York Times
New York, New York

1871  Runs in the family
Royal Briggs, who committed suicide at Sherman, Conn., the other day, was the last of six brothers who have made way with themselves.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1871  An attempt was made to shoot King Christian, of Denmark, the other day, and the shooter was arrested and brought before the King.
Christian told him he could not praise his skill as a marksman, and advised him to practice before he repeated the shot, and then released him.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

 America - Did you know? December 15, 1791 - First ten amendments to the Constitution, known as the Bill of Rights, are...Read MORE...

 Quebec - Did you know? In New France, on the week-days of summer every one wore a straw hat which the women of the...Read MORE...

Daily Life in New France ( french/ daily_life_in_new_france.htm)
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Visit Sprague, Connecticut, USA (Baltic)!

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

Baltic Mills

"...The A. & W. Sprague Manufacturing Co. mill burned down in 1887. Subsequently, Frederick Sayles of Pawtucket, Rhode Island, purchased the site and built the Baltic Mills Co. cotton mill, which opened in 1899. The company operated until 1963, when the mill was sold to a syndicate from New York. The mill continued operating until 1967, when it was closed and the property and equipment were sold..." wikipedia

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

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