Saturday, December 12, 2020

1868 - Making Shoe Pegs


1909 ad
Atherton-Byard Furniture Co.
16 Washington Sq., Haverhill, Mass.

Kensington, New Hampshire, sketches and reminiscences by Mace, Ida M Published 1909

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Newburgh, New York, USA

1868 - A little boy three years of age, son of Mrs. William Locke, of Newburgh, N. Y.,
while in the garden a few days ago was pursued by a large skunk. The animal fastened itself on the child's arm, and commenced chewing away at its fingers. The mother of the terrified boy, hearing his ... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  December 12, 1868
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Providence, Rhode Island, USA

1904 - SLIPPERY SIDEWALKS - City Ordinance Does Not Appear to Be Effective.
The sidewalks in the city of Providence are beginning to assume the same condition as last winter, many of them being already covered with snow and ice sufficient to make the walking quite a little... Read MORE...

The Evening Telegraph -  Providence, Rhode Island -  Monday, December 12, 1904
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Delicious Strawberry Dumplings - Put one pint of flour into a bowl; add to it half a...Read MORE...



The Ladies' Home Journal, May 1898
Wilmington, Delaware, USA

1925 - THEATER RIGGING LOFT COLLAPSES; 12 INJURED. SEVERAL MEMBERS OF CHORUS HURT WHEN PIECES OF MASONRY, SCENERY AND LIGHTS BEGIN TO FALL WITH ROAR LIKE AN EXPLOSION
PANIC AMONG AUDIENCE PROBABLY AVERTED WHEN MEMBER OF CAST APPEARS ON STAGE AND BEGINS TO SING.

Wilmington, Del., Dec. 11. - (AP) - The roof of the rigging loft of the Playhouse here collapsed... Read MORE...

Joplin Globe -  Missouri -  December 12, 1925
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1909 advertisement
Carr's Ice Cream

Kensington, New Hampshire, sketches and reminiscences by Mace, Ida M Published 1909

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Sherbrooke, Qu├ębec, Canada

1890 - Hanged
William Wallace Blanchard Hanged at Sherbrooke, Quebec

Sherbrooke, Que., Dec. 12. - William Wallace Blanchard was hanged here this morning for the murder of Chas. A. Clakins on the eighteenth of... Read MORE...

Grand Forks Herald -  Grand Forks, North Dakota -  December 12, 1890
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Burlington, Vermont, USA

1868 - Making Shoe Pegs
The largest manufactory of shoe pegs in this country is said to be at Burlington, Vermont, where one factory is accustomed to transform every day four cords of wood into four hundred bushels of shoe... Read MORE...

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Idaho Statesman -  Idaho -  December 12, 1868
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Shaftsbury, Vermont, USA

1836 - Deacon George Galusha
Deacon George Galusha, says a letter from Shaftsbury, Vermont, dated Nov. 21st, 'in a state of ill health and mental derangement, destroyed himself by hanging.' Mr Galusha was formerly Governor of... Read MORE...

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New Bedford Gazette -  New Bedford, Massachusetts -  December 12, 1836
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1914  December 12 – The New York Stock Exchange re-opens, having been closed since August 1 except for bond trading.

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1913  December 12 – Vincenzo Perugia tries to sell the Mona Lisa in Florence and is arrested.

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1885  Daniel Fogg, of Cape Elizabeth, Me., has raised a Hubbard squash which weighs two hundred and twenty pounds.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

 America - Did you know? 1831 - Nat Turner, an enslaved African American preacher, leads the most significant slave uprising ...Read MORE...



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 Quebec - Did you know? The Assomption (or arrow) sash is a symbolic piece of clothing central to the culture of the...Read MORE...



Encyclopedia of French Cultural Heritage in North America www.ameriquefrancaise.org
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Visit Boscawen, New Hampshire, USA (Fisherville)!

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


King Street looking North, Boscawen, N. H.

1900 advertisement
What Shall We Have for Dessert?
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Lewiston Journal
Lewiston, Maine
October 1, 1900

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Died December 12

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