Saturday, June 25, 2022

1870 - 4th of July, Christmas, New Year's and Thanksgiving Federal Holidays

Laconia, New Hampshire, USA

Laconia, N. H., June 24. - The Central block on Main street, occupied by a number of firms, was gutted by fire tonight, causing a loss fully $56,000. The insurance on building and contents is about... Read MORE...

Portsmouth Herald -  Portsmouth, New Hampshire -  June 25, 1900

Canada's Vacation Province

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Washington, DC, USA

1870 - 4th of July, Christmas, New Year's and Thanksgiving Federal Holidays
WASHINGTON, June 24. - SENATE. - The bill making the 4th of July, Christmas, New Year's and Thanksgiving Days legal holidays in the District of Columbia passed, and goes to the President for his... Read MORE...

The Times-Picayune -  New Orleans, Louisiana -  June 25, 1870

 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Cream of Artichoke Soup - Take four medium-sized fresh artichokes; wash, boil until tender,...Read MORE...

The Ladies' Home Journal, June 1898
San Antonio, Texas, USA

1870 - The postmaster at San Antonio, Texas, was not long since puzzled by the receipt of a letter from New Orleans,
directed to "My Mammy, living in the City of San Antonio." One day, however, a small, fierce looking old woman appeared at the post office window, saying, "Mister, have you got any letters there from ... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  June 25, 1870

Oregon Coast

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1915 - HAVOC WROUGHT IN MISSOURI AND KANSAS BY HIGH WINDS AND LIGHTNING. Heavy Fall of Rain Turns Many Streams Into Raging Torrents - Homes Demolished and Bridges Washed Out.
Kansas City, Mo. - Nineteen deaths and many persons injured was the result of the terrific windstorm in Missouri and Kansas on Friday.

A list of deaths from the storm follows:

Richmond, Mo. -...

Carbon County  -  Utah -  June 25, 1915

1876  June 25 – American Indian Wars – Battle of the Little Bighorn:

300 men of the U.S. 7th Cavalry Regiment under Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer are wiped out by 5,000 Lakota, Cheyenne and Arapaho led by Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse.
June 25, 1876

 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Men

Let your dress be conformable to the customs of the age you live in, and suitable to your...Read MORE...

Practical Morality, Or, A Guide to Men and Manners... (1813). United Kingdom: J. Walker.
1899  June 25 – Three Denver, Colorado newspapers publish a story (later proved to be a fabrication) that the Chinese government under the Guangxu Emperor is going to demolish the Great Wall of China.

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1925  June 25 - The mercury hit 101 degrees at Portland, OR, their earliest 100 degree reading of record.

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1749  June 25 - A general fast was called on account of drought in Massachusetts. It was the year of the famous dry spring in which fields and villages burned.

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1870  Nellie Grant, the President's daughter, is attending school at Farmington, Conn.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

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1672  June 25 - 1st recorded monthly Quaker meeting in US held, Sandwich, Mass

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 America - Did you know? 1822: Denmark Vesey, an enslaved African American carpenter who had purchased his freedom, plans a...Read MORE...

 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

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The Loomarwick, New Preston, Conn.

The Loomarwick on Lake Waramaug New Preston, Conn A Quinlan Resort in Nearby Connecticut American Plan Accommodates 125 Thomas F. Quinlan, Owner-manager
Died June 25