Wednesday, December 2, 2020

1898 - Maple Icing

William McKinley Campaign Poster (1900)

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Pownal, Vermont, USA

1864 - Train Accident
James Claney, 36 years of age, for three years a soldier, but recently a resident of Pownal, and track-master on the Troy and Boston railroad, was run over and instantly killed by an evening train,... Read MORE...

The Vermont Phoenix -  Brattleboro, Vermont -  December 2, 1864

Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA (Cotuit) (Centreville) (Hyannis) (Osterville) (West Barnstable) (Marston's Mills)

1871  A young man found a skunk in his cellar at Barnstable, Mass.,

and carefully let down a piece of meat covered with arsenic to the floor, as he thought. It was afterwards found that the bait had been lowered into the pork barrel.

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  December 2, 1871

 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Maple Icing - For maple icing boil together half a cup of cream, one cup scraped maple sugar ...Read MORE...

The Ladies' Home Journal, June 1898
North Providence, Rhode Island, USA

1871 - Mill Fire
The Grey-stone mills in North Providence, Rhode Island, owned by R. W. Cady, and run by Zebulon Whipple, was burned yesterday morning. The insurance was thirty thousand dollars on the mill and... Read MORE...

Memphis Daily Appeal -  Memphis, Tennessee -  December 2, 1871

1920 Ad for Geo. Gordon & Co., Limited
Manufactures of Red and White Pine Lumber

Visit Cache Bay, Ontario, Canada!

1876 - March 7 – Alexander Graham Bell is granted a United States patent for an invention he calls the telephone (patent #174,466).
Professor Bell tried his telephone on the telegraph line between Boston and Salem the other day, he remaining in Boston. Conversation was carried on with the operator at Salem without the slightest... Read MORE...

Democrat and Chronicle -  Rochester, New York -  December 2, 1876

New Canaan, Connecticut, USA

1892 - An Opera House Burned.
NORWALK, Conn., Dec. 1. - Fire was discovered in the Nicholas Opera House at New Canaan this afternoon, and before the local Fire Department, which consists of hand and a bucket brigade, could... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  December 2, 1892

1927  December 2 – Following 19 years of Ford Model T production, the Ford Motor Company unveils the Ford Model A as its new automobile.

1871  Lebanon, Conn., still cherishes on its common the old oven used by the French in the Revolution.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1816  December 2 - 1st savings bank in US opens (Philadelphia Savings Fund Society)

 America - Did you know? During Alaska"s statehood celebration, Fairbanks attempted to turn the Chena River into gold, as a...Read MORE...

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

 Quebec - Did you know? In the mid 1800s, the average couple in New France had 6 to 8 children, with one or more lost to...Read MORE...

Canada: A People"s History ( history/)
 Picture of the Day

Visit Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA!

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

Wonderland, looking from Chutes toward Tower, Milwaukee, Wis.

John Snyder

Visit Scipio, New York, USA!

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