Sunday, March 1, 2020

1873 - For the Love of "Rob"

Jackson, Michigan, USA

1897 - OPERA HOUSE IN ASHES.
Jackson, Mich., March 1. - The Hibbard opera house burned to the ground Saturday evening. The fire started from the furnace in the basement and spread rapidly. Nothing was saved. The loss is $25,000; ... Read MORE...

Stevens Point Daily Journal -  Wisconsin -  March 1, 1897
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Daily Journal and Tribune
Tennessee
August 20, 1892


Visit Cincinnati, Ohio, USA (Losanteville)!

1872  'Yellowstone Wonderland' is established as first national park.

March 1 – Yellowstone National Park (once dubbed "Colter's Hell" after John Colter, of the Lewis & Clark Expedition) is established as the world's first national park.

rootsweb.ancestry.com/ ~wygenweb/ timeline.htm
March 1, 1872
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Bronx, New York, USA

1907 - GIRL STOPS RUNAWAY. Clings to Bridle and Prevents Horse Trampling Children.
Special to The Washington Post.

NEW YORK, Feb. 28. - Miss Adelaide Downing, daughter of a contractor living at 460 Barnes avenue, the Bronx, was walking down the Boston Hill road at 179th street... Read MORE...

The Washington Post -  Washington, D.C. -  March 1, 1907
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Lincoln, Nebraska, USA

1901 - FIRE DESTROYS A PENITENTIARY. Nebraska's State Prison A Mass Of Ruins - One Convict Lost.
LINCOLN, March 1. - The Nebraska State penitentiary is in ruins and one convict, FRANK PLUNGER, is dead. Fire which started at midnight destroyed the cell house and entire main building and the loss... Read MORE...

Reno Evening Gazette -  Reno, Nevada -  March 1, 1901
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

German Puffs - One pint of milk, four eggs; five spoonful of flour; bake in cups fifteen or...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., March 3, 1880
Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA

1897 - A BAD FIRE. PROPERTY VALUED AT $150,000 IS DESTROYED AT FORT WAYNE.
Fort Wayne, Ind., March 1. - At seven o'clock Sunday morning a passer-by saw smoke issuing from MORGAN & Co.'s retail and wholesale hardware store on Columbia street. An alarm was sounded and for ten ... Read MORE...

Stevens Point Daily Journal -  Wisconsin -  March 1, 1897
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Washing and Drying the Hair

National Labor Tribune
Pennsylvania
February 1, 1900

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Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

1935 - HAIL IN HONOLULU. HEAVY RAIN CONTINUES TO DO DAMAGE ON ISLANDS.
Honolulu, Hawaii, Feb. 28 - A night of terrific rain, accompanied by hail, a rare phenomenon in this tropical city, left six persons dead, six reported missing and a variety of damage on Oahu Island... Read MORE...

The News -  Frederick, Maryland -  March 1, 1935
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Thompson, Connecticut, USA (North Grosvenordale) (Quinebaug)

1919 - Seeks to Settle Textile Strike
Washington - With more than 500 textile workers on strike in North Grosvenordale, Conn., the Department of Labor has assigned Commissioner of Conciliation, T. J. Williams to try to effect an... Read MORE...

The Wall Street Journal -  New York, New York -  March 1, 1919
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St Louis, Missouri, USA

1873 - Surprising Outcome
A charitable lady of St. Louis sent one of her last year's dresses to a destitute woman on the 6th. She was somewhat surprised to have it returned with the statement that it was too full behind for... Read MORE...

Harrisburg Telegraph -  Harrisburg, Pennsylvania -  March 1, 1873
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Men

To drink to any one, and tease him to pledge
you in larger glasses, against his inclination, is,...Read MORE...



Practical Morality, Or, A Guide to Men and Manners... (1813). United Kingdom: J. Walker.
Dorchester, Massachusetts, USA*

1873 - For the Love of "Rob"
A widow in Dorchester, Mass., has been three times married. Her first husband was Robb, the second Robbins and the third Robinson. The same door plate has served for the whole three, and the question ... Read MORE...

Harrisburg Telegraph -  Harrisburg, Pennsylvania -  March 1, 1873
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1941  March 1 - 1st US commercial FM radio station goes on the air, Nashville, Tenn

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 America - Did you know? August 15, 1914 - Panama Canal opens to traffic.

 Quebec - Did you know? In the seventeenth century most of the world went to bed at nightfall because there was nothing...Read MORE...



Daily Life in New France (www.chroniclesofamerica.com/ french/ daily_life_in_new_france.htm)
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Visit Fitchburg, Massachusetts, USA!

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Prospect Street looking North (1911)

Miss Agnes L Goddard, Principal, Ashland, Ky.

Ladies' Home Journal
February 1898

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