Thursday, January 20, 2022


The New Pet of the Household
The Most Perfect Oil Stove Made

Automatic Blue Flame Cooker
Central Oil and gas Stove Company
210 School St., Gardner, Mass.

The Ladies' Home Journal
April 1898

Visit Gardner, Massachusetts, USA!

Southwick, Massachusetts, USA

1872 - OLD APPLE TREES. - The New England Homestead says:
An old apple tree, more than a hundred years old, is standing on the farm of L. A. Lamson, Southwick, which produced apples for more than seven barrels of cider, last year. This tree is fifteen feet... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  January 20, 1872

Manhattan, New York, USA (New York City) (New Amsterdam) (Washington Heights)

Parkinson's in Whitehall Street Destroyed and Several Persons Burned.

An aged scrubwoman was seriously burned and three men, one a fireman, were slightly injured yesterday in a fire which... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  January 20, 1909

Westport, Massachusetts, USA (Westport Point)

Nathaniel Woodell, of Westport, Massachusetts, who mysteriously disappeared in 1816, has returned after an absence of forty seven and a half years looking hale and rugged though more than eighty... Read MORE...

Semi-Weekly Wisconsin -  Milwaukee, Wisconsin -  January 20, 1864

Spencer, Massachusetts, USA

1885 - Men of Brains - Some of the Distinguished American Inventors
Elias Howe, inventor of the modern sewing machine; born at Spencer, Massachusetts, in 1819; died in 1867; machinist; sewing machine patented in 1846. From that time to 1854 his priority was... Read MORE...

The Daily Republican -  Monogahela, Pennsylvania -  January 20, 1885

 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Corn Breakfast Cake

A housekeeper contributes the following to the American Agriculturist, with...Read MORE...

The Willimantic Journal, Willimantic, Connecticut, December 19, 1862

5% Nickel Steel Tubing is found only in Columbia Bicycles
Pope Mfg. Co, Hartford, Conn.

The Ladies' Home Journal
April 1898

Visit Hartford, Connecticut, USA!

 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

The constant care of children is a serious tax upon our time, our nerves, and our temper; yet we...Read MORE...

Advice for Ladies - The Southbridge Journal, Southbridge, Massachusetts, December 25, 1885
1954 January 20, 1954 - The temperature at Rogers Pass, MT, plunged to 70 degrees below zero to establish a new record for the continental U.S.

 America - Did you know? Pioneer Remedies - Cuts Pack the cut with axle grease.

 Quebec - Did you know? The Canadian horse was introduced to New France in July of 1665. The first load of twelve horses...Read MORE...

The Story of the Canadian Horse ( breed.htm)
 Picture of the Day

Visit Lloydminster, Alberta - Saskatchewan, Canada!

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

50 Ave. and 49 Street, Lloydminster, Sask.
"The Border City"

Ithaca Conservatory of Music
Ithaca, N.Y.

The Ladies' Home Journal
July 1898

Visit Ithaca, New York, USA!

Died January 20