Sunday, February 21, 2021

1885 - Skating Rinks and Masquerades


F. Dickman, Butcher and Dealer in Groceries and Provisions, Liquors, Cigars, Tobacco...
Cor. Smith and D Streets
Virginia City, Nevada

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The Virginia and Truckee Railroad Directory, 1873-74: Embracing a General Directory of Residents of Virginia City, Gold Hill, Silver City, Dayton, Carson, Franktown, Washoe City and Reno, Together with a Business Directory, Also an Appendix, Giving Statistics of State and Storey, Lyno, Ormsby and Washoe Counties
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Rutland, Vermont, USA

1885 - Rev T. L. Drury, of Rutland, Vt, a few weeks since preached a sermon on skating rinks and masquerades.
He said the skating rinks met with his approval as long as they did not interfere with the church and duties of Christians to attend divine worship. As long as skating rinks remain pure and moral, so ... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  February 21, 1885
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Northborough, Massachusetts, USA (Northboro)

1908 - Trolley Accident on Worcester Road.
Northboro, Mass., Feb. 21. - Thirteen persons were hurt, three of them seriously by the derailment of a trolley car bound from Worcester for Marlboro over the Worcester Consolidated street railroad... Read MORE...

St. Albans Daily Messenger -  St. Albans, Vermont -  February 21, 1908
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Portneuf, Qu├ębec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-Portneuf)

1850  Canadian Cold

The Quebec Gazette says that at Portneuf, Canada, on Tuesday, the 5th day of Feb. the thermometer went down to 52 degrees below zero, and that during the entire day it was below 40!

Sun -  Maryland -  February 21, 1850
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Chicken Mayonnaise - Cut up some chickens and fry them nicely in butter. Let them get cold,...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., November 17, 1880
Northampton, Massachusetts, USA (Florence)

1823 - FIRE.
On Friday morning last, the Woolen Factory, at Northhampton, belonging to Messrs J. & C. Cook, was destroyed by fire, with all its contents, although five men slept in the building. None of the... Read MORE...

Village Register and Norfolk County Advertiser -  Dedham, Massachusetts -  February 21, 1823
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Hatch Bros., Dealers in Game, Eggs, Butter, Cheese, Family Groceries and California Produce
20 C Street
Between Union and Taylor
Virginia, Nevada

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The Virginia and Truckee Railroad Directory, 1873-74: Embracing a General Directory of Residents of Virginia City, Gold Hill, Silver City, Dayton, Carson, Franktown, Washoe City and Reno, Together with a Business Directory, Also an Appendix, Giving Statistics of State and Storey, Lyno, Ormsby and Washoe Counties
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Milford, Connecticut, USA

1850 - Train Accident
When the Express train from New York, going at the rate of 30 miles per hour, was within 100 rods of the Milford Conn. station, a young man walked deliberately to the steps of the car and jumped upon ... Read MORE...

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New Hampshire Sentinel -  New Hampshire -  February 21, 1850
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1948  February 21 – The stock car racing organization NASCAR is founded by Bill France, Sr.

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1848  February 21 – Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels publish The Communist Manifesto (Manifest der Kommunistischen Partei) in London.

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 America - Did you know? June 15, 1800 - The U.S. capital is moved from Philadelphia to Washington, DC.

 Quebec - Did you know? On Sunday mornings, residents of New France attended Mass. The rest of the day was spent playing...Read MORE...



Daily Life in New France (www.chroniclesofamerica.com/ french/ daily_life_in_new_france.htm)
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International Hotel, (Open day and night), Corner C, Union & B Streets, Virginia, Nevada
The Best Hotel in Nevada

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The Virginia and Truckee Railroad Directory, 1873-74: Embracing a General Directory of Residents of Virginia City, Gold Hill, Silver City, Dayton, Carson, Franktown, Washoe City and Reno, Together with a Business Directory, Also an Appendix, Giving Statistics of State and Storey, Lyno, Ormsby and Washoe Counties
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