Wednesday, September 16, 2020

1876 - A CONNECTICUT HURRICANE

Hartford, Vermont, USA (White River Junction) (Quechee)

1907 - 27 DEAD IN WRECK; DISPATCHER ERRED
Confused Orders and Caused Collision on the Boston & Maine Railroad.

TWENTY-SEVEN ARE INJURED

Passenger Car Telescoped in Crash with Freight in New Hampshire and Occupants Crushed to... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  September 16, 1907
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1868 advertisement

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Clothing House

The Atlanta Constitution
Atlanta, Georgia
July 5, 1868

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Bath, Maine, USA

1873 - BATH: DROWNED.
Bath, Me., Sept. 15. While schooner London of Eastport, John Cassidy, master, lumber loaded, was coming through Merrymeeting Bay last night, she grounded on the shoals, and the captain and four... Read MORE...

Daily Kennebec Journal -  Augusta, Maine -  September 16, 1873
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New Canaan, Connecticut, USA

1888 - Fire
IT WAS HEAVILY INSURED.
NORWALK, Conn., Sept. 15. - Early this morning at New-Canaan the large three-story dwelling house, situated near what is known as "Selleck's Corners," was discovered to be in ... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  September 16, 1888
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Pittsfield, New Hampshire, USA

1857 - Fire
FIRE IN PITTSFIELD. - Early on Friday morning, the dwelling houses and outbuildings of James M. Blake and Levi Tilton, in Pittsfield village, were destroyed by fire. Most of their contents were... Read MORE...

New Hampshire Patriot & State Gazette -  Concord, New Hampshire -  September 16, 1857
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Johnny Cake - One cup sweet milk, one cup wheat flour, one and one-half cups corn meal, one...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., November 30, 1881
Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA

1876 - A CONNECTICUT HURRICANE
NEW-HAVEN, Sept. 15. - A tornado cut a swath through the northern part of the City of Bridgeport about midnight on Thursday. It unroofed several houses and snapped a number of large trees off near... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  September 16, 1876
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1875 advertisement

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Undertakers and General Furnishers
Cor. Broadway and 7th Street, Opposite Depot.
Oakland, Calif.

Oakland Tribune
Oakland, California
June 30, 1875

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Kamouraska, Qu├ębec, Canada (Saint-Louis) (Saint-Alexandre)

1829 - Melancholy Incident
Quebec, August 27.
A melancholy incident occurred a few days ago a little below Kamouraska. Two children of about six years of age, who had gone to gather fruit did not return home the same day they ... Read MORE...

Daily National Intelligencer -  District of Columbia -  September 16, 1829
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1897  September 16 - At Lucon, France, an ancient inn has for its sign "The Four Things to be Feared," which is the legend under a painting representing a cat, a monkey, a woman and a judge.


The Waterloo Press
Waterloo, Indiana

1817  An Elm tree is standing near Providence, R. I. which measures, 4 feet from the ground, 21 feet in circumference.
There are 18 main branches, averaging 6 feet 3 inches in circumference; the circumference, of the whole outline of the branches is 378 feet!
genealogybank.com
Spectator
New York

 America - Did you know? (Alaska) Juneau"s gold made prospector Joe Junea wealthy, but he felt that he had to spend all his...Read MORE...



The World Almanac of the U.S.A, by Allan Carpenter and Carl Provorse, 1996


 Quebec - Did you know? The Canadian horse was introduced to New France in July of 1665. The first load of twelve horses...Read MORE...



The Story of the Canadian Horse (www.lechevalcanadien.ca/ breed.htm)
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Residence of J. B. Rice, Cambridge, N.Y.

1861 ad

For President and Vice-President
For President: Jefferson Davis, of Mississippi
For Vice-President: Alexander H. Stephens, of Georgia

The Semi-Weekly State Journal
Raleigh, North Carolina
September 18, 1861

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Died September 16

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