Sunday, January 24, 2021

1915 - The Rocky Mountain National Park is established by an act of the United States Congress. PLACE OF BEAUTY IS NEW NATIONAL PARK IN THE ROCKIES

Cap-Santé, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Famille-du-Cap-Sante)

1893 - Ferdinand Allard.
Ferdinand Allard has rediscovered the lost art of hardening copper. He was born at Cap Sante, Que., seventy-six years ago, and has worked at the blacksmithing trade for fifty years. He was in such... Read MORE...

The York Daily -  York, Pennsylvania -  January 24, 1893
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Wm. Leonard
Dealer in
Fine Boots & Shoes
196 Essex Street, Salem

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1915 - The Rocky Mountain National Park is established by an act of the United States Congress.
PLACE OF BEAUTY IS NEW NATIONAL PARK IN THE ROCKIES

Congress has just set aside 700 square miles of mountainous region near Denver which will hereafter be known as the Rocky Mountain National... Read MORE...

The Bismarck Tribune -  Bismarck, North Dakota -  January 24, 1915
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1848 - January 24 – California Gold Rush: James W. Marshall finds gold at Sutter's Mill, in Coloma, California.
Many people in California figured gold was there, but it was James W. Marshall on January 24, 1848, who saw something shiny in Sutter Creek near Coloma, California. He had discovered gold... Read MORE...

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January 24, 1848
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Spiced Beef - For ten or twelve pounds of beef take one tablespoonful of allspice, six...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., March 16, 1881
Chester, Massachusetts, USA

1880 - A New York dispatch says: It is believed a practically inexhaustible supply of emery ore has been discovered near Peekskill.
The discovery is regarded as one of the greatest importance, from the fact that this metal, in a sufficiently pure state to make it marketable, is found in only one place in the United States - near... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  January 24, 1880
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Stronger than the Law Shoe
Originated and Made Only By
Roberts, Johnson & Rand Shoe Co.
St. Louis, U.S.A.

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Hazleton, Pennsylvania, USA

1893 - Fire in a Pennsylvania Mine.
HAZLETON, Pa., Jan. 23. - During the cold weather Evans & Co., at Beaver Meadow, placed furnaces along the stop leading to their operations to keep ice from forming on the rails and interfering with... Read MORE...

The Daily Review -  Decatur, Illinois -  January 24, 1893
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Buffalo, New York, USA

1891 - A BIG BLAZE IN BUFFALO. WARNER BROTHERS' NEW BUILDING LAID IN ASHES.
THE LOSS ON BUILDING AND STOCK IN FOUR STORES ABOUT $300,000, FULLY INSURED - TWO FIREMEN TAKEN FROM THE RUINS DEAD.

BUFFALO, N. Y., Jan. 23. - The new and handsome building of Warner Brothers,... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  January 24, 1891
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Remember that a lady-like deportment is always modest and quiet. If you meet a friend at table, and ...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
Montpelier, Vermont, USA

1877  FATAL RAILWAY ACCIDENT.

MONTPELIER, Jan. 23. - Michael Dingley, of Bethel, a fireman on a freight train on the Central Vermont Railway, was killed this morning at Montpelier Junction.

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  January 24, 1877
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1935  January 24 – The first canned beer is sold in Richmond, Virginia, United States, by Gottfried Krueger Brewing Company

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1908  January 24 – Start of publication of Robert Baden-Powell's Scouting for Boys in London. The book will over time sell over 100 million copies and effectively begin the worldwide Boy Scout movement.

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 America - Did you know? December 2, 1823: Monroe Doctrine: In his annual address to Congress, President Monroe declares...Read MORE...



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 Quebec - Did you know? Poutine, a dish of fries, gravy, and cheese curds, is popular throughout Quebec. The first poutines ...Read MORE...



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Nashawannuck Square, Easthampton, Mass.

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