Wednesday, June 17, 2020

1871 - Lucky Find

Boston, Massachusetts, USA

1775 - June 17 - Battle of Bunker Hill
On June 17, 1775, early in the Revolutionary War (1775-83), the British defeated the Americans at the Battle of Bunker Hill in Massachusetts. Despite their loss, the inexperienced colonial forces... Read MORE...
June 17, 1775

Embroidery Lessons with Colored Studies for 1899
The Brainerd & Armstrong Co.
No. 6 Union Street, New London, Conn.

The Ladies' Home Journal
September 1898

Visit New London, Connecticut, USA!

Royalston, Massachusetts, USA

Boston, June 16. - A fearful accident occurred on the Vermont and Massachusetts Railroad between Royalston and Athol today. A train going west broke through a bridge. MR. JOHNSON, pop corn man and... Read MORE...

Wisconsin State Journal -  Madison, Wisconsin -  June 17, 1870

Haverhill, Massachusetts, USA (Ayers Village)

1870 - Death of a Centernarian
The Hon. Moses Wingate died at Haverhill, Massachusetts, yesterday, June 6th, at the advanced age of one hundred years and eight months. He held many public positions of high trust and honor, and was ... Read MORE...

Wilmington Journal -  Wilmington, North Carolina -  June 17, 1870

Stratford, Connecticut, USA

1871 - Lucky Find
The recent purchasers of an old mansion in Stratford, Conn., while engaged in tearing down the stone chimney, came across a large earthen pot of peculiar shape and very ancient, containing specie.... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  June 17, 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
Santa Clara, California, USA

1871 - The cultivation of the strawberry in California has been most successful, on lands irrigated by artesian wells, in Santa Clara Valley.
This year the vines yielded more abundantly than ever before, and the business is represented as overdone, the prices having fallen so low as to leave little chance of profit. The wholesale price of... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  June 17, 1871

What to Get a Man for Christmas
Postal Scale and Letter Opener
Postal Scale Company, Chapel St., New Haven, Conn.

The Ladies' Home Journal
December 1898

Visit New Haven, Connecticut, USA!

 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Remember that a lady-like deportment is always modest and quiet. If you meet a friend at table, and ...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
1859  June 17 - Hot Santa Ana winds in southern California roasted fruit on one side at Santa Barbara.

1871  At Copenhagen, Denmark, an industrial palace is building, in which an industrial exhibition of Northern Europe will be held next year, and which afterwards is to be used permanently for industrial purposes.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1871  Oswego, N. Y., manufactures annually over 12,000,000 pounds of starch.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1871  In New Haven, if the people neglect to clean the snow off their pavements, the city does it for them at the rate of two dollars each.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1871  Nevada silk-worms reeled out 300,000 cocoons last year.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

 America - Did you know? Observation of foreign travelers to America: "Advertising prescription drugs. That was the weirdest ...Read MORE...

 Quebec - Did you know? In the mid 1600s, pro-birth measures were put in place to encourage population growth in New...Read MORE...

History of Quebec for Dummies by Eric Bedard, published by John Wiley & Sons, Canada, Ltd.
 Picture of the Day

Visit Astoria, Oregon, USA!

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

Weinhard Astoria Hotel

The Edison New Standard Phonograph
Price $20
National Phonograph Co., New York

The Ladies' Home Journal
November 1898

Visit Manhattan, New York, USA (New York City) (New Amsterdam) (Washington Heights)!

Died June 17


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