Monday, March 8, 2021

1872 - LEPROSY - A Hundred Years of Plague in a Seaside Town

1909 - March 8 - The town of Brinkley AR was struck by a tornado which killed 49 persons and caused 600,000 dollars damage.
The tornado, which was two-thirds of a mile in width, destroyed 860 buildings. Entire families were killed as houses were completely swept away by the tornado. Tornadoes killed 64 persons and injured ... Read MORE...

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March 8, 1909
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1909 advertisement

Hotel Whittier, Hampton, N.H.

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

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Tracadie, New Brunswick, Canada (Tracadie-Sheila)

1872 - LEPROSY - A Hundred Years of Plague in a Seaside Town
[St Johns, New Brunswick, Letter to the New York Sun.]

Will Americans believe that leprosy, "the eldest daughter of Death," exists on this continent? Though I had seen something to that effect in... Read MORE...

The Indianapolis News -  Indianapolis, Indiana -  March 8, 1872
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Niagara Falls, New York, USA

1916 - NIAGARA FALLS PLANT WRECKED LAST NIGHT. POLICE SAY EXPLOSION WAS CAUSED BY DYNAMITE.
By Associated Press.
Niagara Falls, N.Y., March 7. - Fire, following several explosions, late tonight virtually destroyed the plant of the Niagara Electro-Chemical company, causing the death of one... Read MORE...

Titusville Herald -  Titusville, Pennsylvania -  March 8, 1916
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Gingerbread - One cup of molasses, one teaspoon of soda, beaten milk and molasses till...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., March 9, 1881
Paterson, New Jersey, USA

1880 - DESTRUCTIVE FIRE in PATERSON, N. J.
PATERSON, N. J., March 4. - A fire broke out in the oil room of the Danforth locomotive and machine shops, in this city, this morning, about 8 o'clock, the origin of which is unknown, and the... Read MORE...

The Sun -  Baltimore, Maryland -  March 8, 1880
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1909 advertisement

Take Notice
When you are in need of any kind of building material, windows, doors, blinds, clap-boards, shingles, etc., or Paroid or Grenasco Roofing, go to Edwin Janvin, Hampton Falls, N.H.

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

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Independence, Missouri, USA

1900 - BAD TRAIN WRECK. ACCIDENT OCCURED DURING A SNOW STORM. NEAR KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI. TWO OR MORE PERSONS WERE BURNED TO DEATH - SEVERAL WERE BADLY INJURED.
Kansas City, Mo., March 1. - The fast St. Louis day express, due to arrive in Kansas City at 5:45 this evening, was delayed by a freight train, which struck in a snow drift two miles south of... Read MORE...

San Juan Islander -  Friday Harbor, Washington -  March 8, 1900
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Saratoga Springs, New York, USA

1906 - TWO KILLED IN CRASH OF MONTREAL EXPRESS
George Foster Peabody One of the Injured in Train Wreck.
HIS HURTS NOT SERIOUS
Sharp Curve Cut Off Signal That Brakeman Used In Effort to Avoid Disaster.
Special to The New York Times.
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The New York Times -  New York, New York -  March 8, 1906
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Detroit, Michigan, USA

1895 - THREE FIREMEN FATALLY HURT. A Freight Train Dashed Into a Hook and Ladder Truck.
DETROIT, Mich., March 7. - A shocking accident occurred at the intersection of Canfield avenue and the railroad tracks early this morning. There had been a fire to which Hook and Ladder Company No. 5 ... Read MORE...

The Philadelphia Inquirer -  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania -  March 8, 1895
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1717  March 8 - On Fishers Island in Long Island Sound, 1200 sheep were discovered to have been buried under a snow drift for four weeks. When finally uncovered, one hundred sheep were still alive.

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1838  March 8 - US mint in New Orleans begins operation (producing dimes)

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 America - Did you know? Inches, Teaspoons and a Ton of Bricks: It's perfectly acceptable to use the metric system in the...Read MORE...



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 Quebec - Did you know? In New France, the habitant's homes were commonly built of felled timber or of rough-hewn stone,...Read MORE...



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Visit Mount Vernon, New York, USA!

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


Carnegie Library, Mount Vernon, N.Y.

1909 Advertisments

Dressmaking and Plain Sewing
Mary A. Tilton, Kensington, N.H.

Maple Grove Farm
Kensington, N.H.

F. A. Mace, Dealer in Milk, Cream and Farm Produce
Kensington, N.H.

Maple Shade Farm
Kensington, N.H.

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

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Died March 8

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