Wednesday, July 15, 2020

1867 - Burning of the American House at Concord, N. H. - The Democratic Headquarters.

1776 - July 4 - American Declaration of Independence
TRENTON, July 8.

The declaration of Independence was this day proclaimed here, together with the new constitution of late, established, and the resolve of the Provincial Congress for continuing... Read MORE...

The Pennsylvania Packet -  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania -  July 15, 1776

Hemaboloids Arseniated
Made by The Palisade Manufacturing Company, Yonkers, NY

Hemaboloids arseniated (with strychnia) was a patent medicine used to treat people with anaemia (low red blood cell count). It contained 17% alcohol, and small amounts of arsenious acid (which contained arsenic) and strychnia (also known as strychnine), both of which were highly toxic in larger doses.

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Concord, New Hampshire, USA

1867 - Burning of the American House at Concord, N. H. - The Democratic Headquarters.
A correspondent of the Boston Transcript write as follows of the American House at Concord, N. H., which with other buildings was destroyed by fire on Saturday morning, 13th inst.

The hotel was a...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  July 15, 1867

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

1903 - LIGHTNING KILLS A BANKER. James Elliott, President of Thompson Bank, North Grosvenordale, Conn., Struck While Walking - Daughter Escapes.
NORTH GROSVENORDALE, Conn., July 14. - James Elliott, fifty-five years old, President of the Thompson Bank in this town, was struck by lightning and instantly killed while walking toward his home... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  July 15, 1903

 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
Hialeah, Florida, USA


Miami, Fla., July 14. - (AP) - A tornado which approached to within five miles of Hialeah, Little River and other Miami suburbs, this afternoon, arose and passed over them without doing damage.

The Times Recorder -  Zanesville, Ohio -  July 15, 1926

Rose Imitation Vanilla Flavoring
Made in Memphis, TN

Found at Old Drugstore, St Augustine, Florida

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Bennington, Vermont, USA

1930 - Record Flyer, Hurt in Plane, Being Sought. Comrade Leaves Goldsboro, Alive in Wreck, to Seek Aid.
BENNINGTON, Vt., July 14. (AP). - Frank Goldsboro, 19, holder of the junior transcontinental flight record, was pinned beneath the wreckage of his plane in the woods near here Monday. Donald Mocklei, ... Read MORE...

Dallas Morning News -  Dallas, Texas -  July 15, 1930

Hampton, New Hampshire, USA

1950 - $500,000 FIRE HITS HAMPTON BEACH - 18 Buildings In Heart Of New Hampshire Summer Resort Destroyed
HAMPTON, BEACH, N. H., July 15 (AP) - A $500,000 flash fire roared through 18 buildings in the heart of this popular New Hampshire seaside resort Friday night.

It razed an entire wooden block,...

Newport Daily News -  Newport, Rhode Island -  July 15, 1950

1863  A turtle was found recently on the farm of Wm. Allen, in Westport, Mass., with the initials of Weston Allen, Humphrey Allen, and David Allen, cut on its shell.
There was one date 171- - the last figure undecipherable - and one of 1787. The same turtle was found on the same farm about twelve years ago.

The Times-Picayune
New Orleans, Louisiana

1916  July 15 – In Seattle, Washington, William Boeing incorporates Pacific Aero Products (later renamed Boeing).

 America - Did you know? April 22, 1889 - Oklahoma is opened to settlers.

 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

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Cresent Beach looking West, Madison, Conn.

Suredone Pure Medicated Powder
Made in Norwich, NY

Found at Old Drugstore, St Augustine, Florida

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Died July 15


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