Friday, June 12, 2020

1869 - Worth the Pie?

Taylax - Relief of Constipation

Found at The Way It Was Museum, Virginia City, Nevada

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Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA (Coltsville)

1869 - Worth the Pie?
An apprentice boy in Pittsfield, Mass., who was exceedingly fond of mince pies, was told by a lady that she would give him one if he would sit upon the stove while she counted 100. He got the pie and ... Read MORE...
Minnesotian-Herald -  Minnesota -  June 12, 1869

 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Fried Pumpkin - Peel a small, tender pumpkin; cut it in slices half an inch thick and two...Read MORE...

The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., January 5, 1881
Holden, Massachusetts, USA

Worcester, Mass., June 11. - A sweeping tornado passed through the towns of Paxton, Holden and West Boyleston this afternoon at 4 1/ 2 o'clock, demolishing every building in its track and tearing up... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  June 12, 1871

Health Laboratories Inc, Pittsburgh, Pa.

Found at The Way It Was Museum, Virginia City, Nevada

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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
Beloit, Wisconsin, USA

1893 - Fatally Burned.
BELOIT, Wis., June 12. - Miss Maggie Pollard was fatally burned by a gasoline fire which she accidentally started while lighting a gasoline stove. There was some gasoline in a pan near the stove and... Read MORE...

Daily Citizen -  Iowa City, Iowa -  June 12, 1893

1838  June 12 - Hopkins Observatory, dedicated in Williamstown, Mass

1849  June 12 - Gas mask patented by Lewis Haslett (Louisville Ky)

1869  A daughter of Sheriff Lyman Powers, of Rutland, Vt, has been insane ever since the accidental death, some weeks ago, of a railroad conductor named Cook, who was to have been her husband in a few days.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1869  Two and a half million barrels of lime are made in Rockland, Maine, each year. It sells for one dollar a barrel.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1881  June 12 - Severe thunderstorms spawned more than half a dozen tornadoes in the Lower Missouri Valley. Five of the tornadoes touched down near Saint Joseph MO.

1890  June 12 – In Michigan, the wooden steamer Ryan is lost near Thunder Bay Island.

 America - Did you know? February 4, 1789 - George Washington is unanimously elected president of the United States in a...Read MORE...

 Quebec - Did you know? The habitant liked to be near his fellows, partly for his own safety against marauding redskins,...Read MORE...

Daily Life in New France ( french/ daily_life_in_new_france.htm)
 Picture of the Day

Visit Agawam, Massachusetts, USA (Feeding Hills)!

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

First Baptist Church. Agawam, Mass.

Reno Brewing Company, Inc.
Reno, Nevada

Found at The Way It Was Museum, Virginia City, Nevada

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Died June 12


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