Friday, July 17, 2020

1841 - THE LAST SOLDIER GONE!

Thompson, Connecticut, USA (North Grosvenordale) (Quinebaug)

1841 - THE LAST SOLDIER GONE!
Departed this life at Thompson, Connecticut, on the 12th ult., Mr. Ezekiel Blackmarr, in the 99th year of his age. He was the son of James Blackmarr, and born in Gloucester, Rhode Island, in August,... Read MORE...

The Sun -  Baltimore, Maryland -  July 17, 1841
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Rubifoam is a cleansing, fragrant, antiseptic, liquid dentifrice, entirely free from grit or acid.

E. W. Hoyt & Co.
Lowell, Mass.

The Ladies' Home Journal
April 1898

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

1856 - July 17 – The Great Train Wreck (the worst railroad calamity in the world to date) occurs near Philadelphia, PA, USA.
The Great Train Wreck of 1856 occurred in Whitemarsh Township, Pennsylvania, between Camp Hill Station and Fort Washington Station, on July 17, 1856. Two trains, traveling on the same track in... Read MORE...

www.wikipedia.org
July 17, 1856
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Guilford, Connecticut, USA

1869  Fitz Greene Halleck Monument

The monument erected to the memory of Fitz Greene Halleck, at Guilford, Conn., was dedicated on the 8th, with appropriate ceremonies. About 3,000 persons were in attendance.

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  July 17, 1869
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Santa Barbara, California, USA

1869 - A shrewd Yankee - a Mr. Packard, of Fall River, Mass. - has shown what can be done in the way of wine and silk culture.
Some years ago he bought a ranche of two hundred acres in Santa Barbara, at a dollar an acre. He has now 50,000 vines, producing 20,000 gallons of wine; is engaged in silk culture, last year... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  July 17, 1869
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Baked Eggs - Beat up six eggs, one tablespoon flour, six of sweet milk; melt a piece of...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., September 29, 1880

Elastic Stockings

Curtis & Spindell Co.
38 Wyman Block
Lynn, Mass.

The Ladies' Home Journal
April 1898

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Missoula County, Montana, USA (Missoula)

1891 - FATAL ACCIDENT ON THE N. P.
The Northern Pacific westbound passenger train No. 1 was wrecked Saturday night about 11 o'clock, three or four miles east of Missoula, Montana. It was caused by a landslide which had covered the... Read MORE...

Pullman Herald -  Washington -  July 17, 1891
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

A lady will always dress plainly when traveling. A gay dress, or finery of any sort, when in a...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
Fairfield, Connecticut, USA

1901 - KILLED BY A CAVE-IN - THREE BURIED ALIVE AND NINE INJURED IN A CUT IN CONNECTICUT.
Fairfield, Conn., July 16. - A cave-in of earth and timbers at a cut made by workmen who were preparing for the foundation of the Uncowa Reservoir Dam, which is being built for the Bridgeport... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  July 17, 1901
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1883  NEWPORT, July 16. - A rumor reached here this morning that the steamer Lottie E. Merrill, of Tiverton, R. I., was lost off George's Bank, with all on board.


The Independent Record
Helena, Montana

1897  July 17 – The Klondike Gold Rush begins when the first successful prospectors arrive in Seattle.

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1899  July 17 - America's first juvenile court is established in Chicago.

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 America - Did you know? Observation of foreign travelers to America: "Why is bread in the USA so sweet? Sandwich bread,...Read MORE...



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 Quebec - Did you know? Habitants spent the wintertime cleaning and repairing tools and tending the animals. In spring they ...Read MORE...



Elspeth Deir et al., Canada: The story of our heritage, Grade 7 (Whitby, ON: McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 2000)
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Visit Gainesville, Florida, USA!

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


Federal Building and Post Office.

Webster's International Dictionary
G. &. C. Merriam Co., Publishers
Springfield, Mass.

The Ladies' Home Journal
May 1898

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Died July 17

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