Tuesday, March 31, 2020

1876 - THE MAD WATERS. Giving Way of the Dam at Worcester, Mass. A GRAPHIC SKETCH OF THE SCENE.


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Carlisle, Pennsylvania, USA

1845 - DESTRUCTIVE FIRE IN CARLISLE.
We learn by a slip from the office of the Carlisle Herald, that about one o'clock on Monday morning last, a fire was discovered in the council house of the borough of Carlisle, in the basement story... Read MORE...

Republican Compiler -  Gettysburg, Pennsylvania -  March 31, 1845
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Independence, Missouri, USA

1860 - EXTENSIVE CONFLAGRATION AT INDEPENDENCE, MO. HOTELS, STORES, AND DWELLINGS CONSUMED.
Independence, Mo., Friday, March 30 - 2 A.M.
A fire broke out here at about 11 o'clock last night, which thus far has consumed nearly the whole south side of the City, and should the wind continue... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  March 31, 1860
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Cambridge, New York, USA

1873 - SERIOUS ACCIDENT Two Men Killed and Eleven Wounded Near Cambridge, N. Y.
Special Dispatch to the New-York Times.

CAMBRIDGE, N. Y., March 30. - The New York and Montreal express-train, on the Rensselaer and Saratoga Railroad, consisting of an engine, and express... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  March 31, 1873
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Worcester, Massachusetts, USA

1876 - THE MAD WATERS. Giving Way of the Dam at Worcester, Mass. A GRAPHIC SKETCH OF THE SCENE.
WORCESTER, March 30. - Later advices from the broken dam are of a more assuring character. Large tree trunks, bales of hay and loads of dirt are being thrown into the gap and the rush of water is... Read MORE...

Decatur Daily Republican -  Decatur, Illinois -  March 31, 1876
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Cider Cake - One cup sugar, half a cup of butter, one egg well beaten, one large cup of...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., March 23, 1881
Madison, Wisconsin, USA

1879 - A MADISON BLAZE. One of the Finest Blocks in the City Gutted
Soon after one o'clock this afternoon the third and upper story of the great stone building at the southwest corner of Main and Pinckney streets, and owned the Fairchild estate, was discovered to be... Read MORE...

Oshkosh Daily Northwestern -  Oshkosh, Wisconsin -  March 31, 1879
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Oshkosh, Wisconsin, USA

1879 - BREWERY BURNED. Total Destruction of Horn & Schwain's Brewery.
About five o'clock Sunday morning the brewery on Duty street just south of 16th street owned by A. Horn and Leonard Schwain estate was totally destroyed by fire. It seems that a fire broke out in the ... Read MORE...

Oshkosh Daily Northwestern -  Oshkosh, Wisconsin -  March 31, 1879
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

At a funeral, enter the church quietly, and, unless you belong to the mourners, wait until they...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
1736  March 31 - Belleuve Hospital founded in a New York City almshouse - 1st public hospital in the US

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1880  March 31 - Illuminated by Electricity
1880: Wabash, Indiana, became first incorporated community in the world to be completely illuminated by electricity.
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1888  In the Blanchard and Sandusky rivers at Findlay and Tiffin, O, high water had on the 27th driven many families from their homes.


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Saint Joseph, Michigan

1890  March 31 - Saint Louis, MO, received 20 inches of snow in 24 hours.

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 America - Did you know? February 24, 1803 - Marbury v. Madison: Landmark Supreme Court decision greatly expands the power...Read MORE...



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 Quebec - Did you know? The seigneur was endowed with his rank and estate to the sole end that he should become an active...Read MORE...



The Seigneurs of Old Canada: A Chronicle of New-World Feudalism [Vol. 5 of "The Chronicles of Canada"] by William Bennett Munro; Toronto: Glasgow, Brook & Company, 1922
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Kensington, New Hampshire, sketches and reminiscences by Mace, Ida M Published 1909

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