Sunday, June 21, 2020

1885 - June 20 - The Statue of Liberty arrives in New York Harbor.


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Utica, New York, USA

1831 - DESTRUCTIVE FIRE IN UTICA.
From the Utica Observer of Thursday.

On Sunday afternoon about 3 o'clock, a most alarming fire broke out in the stable of Messrs. DODGE & HART, in rear of buildings on Seneca Street, south side of ... Read MORE...

Huron Reflector -  Elyria, Ohio -  June 20, 1831
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Fayetteville, North Carolina, USA

1831 - DESTRUCTIVE FIRE.
The following letter from the Rev. Mr. Rowland, to the editor of the National Gazette, describes, in a most vivid manner, this sorrowful occurrence.

Fayetteville, N.C. May 29, 1831.
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Huron Reflector -  Elyria, Ohio -  June 20, 1831
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Danvers, Massachusetts, USA

1868 - A tomb in the old burying ground in Danvers, Mass., holding the remains of the Putnam family for generations past, was recently broken into by some boys,
who stole the silver plates from the coffins, and carried off and sold the bones to peddlers. One of the parties was caught, which led to the detection of others,. When arrested, they had a basket of ... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  June 20, 1868
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Manhattan, New York, USA (New York City) (New Amsterdam) (Washington Heights)

1885 - The Statue of Liberty arrives in New York Harbor.
The formal reception of Bartholdi's great statue of "Liberty Enlightening the World" took place at yesterday at New York with impressive ceremonies. The city was decorated wand the harbor was gay... Read MORE...

Chicago Daily Tribune -  Chicago, Illinois -  June 20, 1885
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Hot Cross Buns - Take two cups of milk, three of sugar, two eggs, half teaspoonful soda,...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., August 25, 1880

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St. John Daily Sun, St. John, New Brunswick - June 29, 1904

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Simsbury, Connecticut, USA

1900 - SIMSBURY’S DISASTROUS FIRE
Principal Buildings of the Village Destroyed in Early Morning Blaze.

LOSS ESTIMATED AT FULLY $25,000

Flames Originated in Third Story of Hotel Due to a Defective Chimney—Guests Escaped, but... Read MORE...

New Haven Register -  New Haven, Connecticut -  June 20, 1900
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South Bend, Indiana, USA

1900  Fatal Hotel Fire.

South Bend, Ind., June 20.-Fire in the Morrison Hotel early this morning resulted in the death of L.C. Smart, a telephone lineman, and the serious injury of six other persons. Loss $25,000.

New Haven Register -  New Haven, Connecticut -  June 20, 1900
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Rockville, Connecticut, USA

1900 - BOY DROWNED AT ROCKVILLE - Searching Party Finds His Body After Dragging a String of Lakes.
Rockville, Conn., June 20.- The body of Barney Fynol, 14 years old was found in Adams Mill pond here just before noon today. The lad had been missing since yesterday afternoon. The last seen of the... Read MORE...

New Haven Register -  New Haven, Connecticut -  June 20, 1900
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Morning Dress — The most suitable dress for breakfast, is a wrapper made to fit the figure loosely, ...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
1908 - THREE MEN DEAD IN A MINE - Explosion Near Monongahela, Pa., With Fatal Results.
MONONGAHELA, Pa., June 19. - Three miners are dead, two others perhaps fatally burned, and fifteen entombed, many of whom are supposed to be dead from an explosion at the Ellsworth No. 1 mine of the... Read MORE...

The Nebraska State Journal -  Lincoln, Nebraska -  June 20, 1908
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1682  A major tornado ripped through southwestern Connecticut, passing through Stratford, Milford, and New Haven, and then into Long Island Sound.

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1893  Lizzie Borden acquitted in murder of parents in New Bedford Mass

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 America - Did you know? In 1664, the English seized New Amsterdam (city and colony) from the Dutch and renamed it New York.

 Quebec - Did you know? Among Catholics, choice of first name wasn’t left to chance or parents’ imagination. On the...Read MORE...



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