Thursday, February 4, 2021

1854 - Ascent of Mt. Washington

1854 - Ascent of Mt. Washington
We are informed by Mr. Thompson, of the Glen House, that three men made the ascent of Mt. Washington on the 12th of Dec. Their names were Jonathan Davis, Francis Smith and Barny McCormick. By picking ... Read MORE...

Boston Evening Transcript -  Boston, Massachusetts -  February 4, 1854
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A Merry Meal Makes Good Digestion
There's delight and health in a dish of Van Camp's Boston Baked Pork and Beans

Van Camp Packing Co., Indianapolis, Ind.

The Ladies' Home Journal
January 1898

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Watertown, New York, USA

1890 - LOSSES BY FIRE.
Fire Sunday night destroyed the two-story wooden block at the lower end of Court-street, Watertown, N. Y., owned by A. E. Baron, and occupied by Decout & Co., grocers and meat dealers; W. C. Greene,... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  February 4, 1890
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Baked Eggs - Beat up six eggs, one tablespoon flour, six of sweet milk; melt a piece of...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., September 29, 1880
Queens, New York, USA

1918 - 27 HURT IN CRASH OF B. R. T. TRAINS - Rear-End Collision Due to a Heavy Fog and Defective Motor.
TWO CARS DEMOLISHED

Effort to Fix Blame for Accident Will Be Made Today Before Magistrate.

Twenty-seven men and women were hurt in the wreck of two cars of B. R. T. elevated trains of the... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  February 4, 1918
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Old Mother Hubbard she went to the cupboard and there made a find very nice. She said "with great ease Macaroni and Cheese - Van Camp's makes a meal in a trice."

Van Camp Packing Co., 302 Kentucky Avenue, Indianapolis, Ind.

The Ladies' Home Journal
February 1898

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New Milford, Connecticut, USA

1902 - FIRE AT NEW MILFORD, CT.
Fire of an unknown origin, which started about 7 o'clock last night, completely destroyed the main building of the Bridgeport wood finishing company's plant at New Milford, Ct. Owing to the high wind ... Read MORE...

Springfield Republican -  Springfield, Massachusetts -  February 4, 1902
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Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

1916 - CANADIAN PARLIAMENT FIRE AN ACCIDENT.
FIVE LIVES LOST WHEN $6,000,000 HISTORIC AND BEAUITFUL STRUCTURE BURNS.

Ottawa, Ont., Feb. 4. - Two women and three men are known to have perished in a fire which swept the central portion of... Read MORE...

The Daily Review -  Decatur, Illinois -  February 4, 1916
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1938  February 4 - Walt Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the first cel-animated feature in motion picture history, is released in the United States following a premiere the previous year.

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1888  At Malone, N. Y., the Empire block, including a hotel, opera-house and seven fine stores was burned on the 29th.
Loss, $200,000. Isaac Chesley, a prominent merchant, was killed by and explosion in the hotel.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1932  February 4 - 3rd Winter Olympic games open in Lake Placid, NY
1932-02-06 - 1st Olympic dog sled race, Lake Placid, NY (demonstration sport)
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 America - Did you know? May 13, 1846 - Mexican War: U.S. declares war on Mexico in effort to gain California and other...Read MORE...



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 Quebec - Did you know? A common belief in old Quebec was that lutins [spirits] had the power to bring woe upon the people. ...Read MORE...



The Journal of American Folklore, Vol. 5, No. 19, Oct. - Dec., 1892, Lutins in the Province of Quebec
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Visit Williamsburg, Massachusetts, USA (Haydenville)!

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


Main St. looking East, Williamsburg, Mass.

"1847 Rogers Bros."
The Meriden Britannia Co., Meriden, Conn.

The Ladies' Home Journal
March 1898

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Died February 4

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