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T. C. Tanke
Cor. Main and Eagle Streets
Buffalo, N.Y.

Ladies' Home Journal
November 1898

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Aberdeen, South Dakota, USA

1900 - MICE, MATCHES AND WINE - A Combination Which Started and Then Put Out a Fire.
When the post office was opened Monday morning it was found that what was supposed to be water had leaked through the ceiling from the apartments above, occupied by Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Brooks, who are ... Read MORE...

Aberdeen Weekly News -  Aberdeen, South Dakota -  September 20, 1900

FOREST, Ohio, Sept. 19. - Special Telegram - Early this morning the second section on freight train No. 71, on the Pittsburg, Fort Wayne and Chicago Railway ran into the rear of the first section,... Read MORE...

Inter Ocean -  Chicago, Illinois -  September 20, 1887

 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Pig's Foot Cheese - Boil the hocks and feet of equal quantity loose in a pot till the meat...Read MORE...

The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., March 23, 1881
Wilmington, North Carolina, USA

1906 - COTTAGERS IN GRAVE DANGER - Two Hundred People Awake to Find Great Sea Sweeping Across Their Island.
Wilmington, N. C., Sept 18. - For six or eight hours upwards of 200 men, women and children were cut off from the mainland in imminent peril by a storm which swept Wrightsville beach, nine miles east ... Read MORE...

Cambridge Jeffersonian -  Cambridge, Ohio -  September 20, 1906

Pease Round Head Venetian Blinds
The Pease Co.
Cincinnati, Ohio

Ladies' Home Journal
September 1898

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Marquette, Michigan, USA

MARQUETTE, Mich., Sept. 20. - A Duluth, South Shore & Atlantic train of sixty-five cars laden with ore got away from the trainmen last night and ran down the grade at a high rate for four miles. At... Read MORE...

Daily Gazette -  Rockford, Illinois -  September 20, 1887

Attleboro, Massachusetts, USA (Attleborough) (South Attleboro)

1895  Yardmaster Killed

PROVIDENCE, Sept. 20. - JOSEPH DICKENS, yardmaster of the Consolidated railroad at Attleboro, Mass., was struck by a freight train yesterday afternoon, and died shortly afterward.

North Adams Transcript -  North Adams, Massachusetts -  September 20, 1895

Westport, Massachusetts, USA (Westport Point)

1887 - Mare Returns Home
The valuable gray mare recently sold cheap to a Westport, Mass., farmer by the horse railroad company of Fall River, surprised her former friends by trotting into the barn in the latter city the... Read MORE...

The Fort Wayne Sentinel -  Fort Wayne, Indiana -  September 20, 1887

 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Avoid affectation; it is the sure test of a deceitful, vulgar mind. The best cure is to try to have ...Read MORE...

The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness: A Complete Handbook for the Use of the Lady in Polite Society... by Florence Hartley, January 1, 1872
New Bedford, Massachusetts, USA

1896 - An Eastern Cyclone - New Bedford, Massachusetts is Devastated by Wind.
THE LOSS IS OVER $100,000.
Buildings Blown Down and Many Persons Injured - Fire Adds to the Horrors of the Occasion

New Bedford, Mass., Sept. 19 - A cyclone from the west struck this town early... Read MORE...

Davenport Daily Republican -  Davenport, Iowa -  September 20, 1896

1737  September 20 - Runner Edward Marshall completes his journey in the Walking Purchase forcing the cession of 1.2 million acres (4,860 km²) of Lenape-Delaware tribal land to the Pennsylvania Colony


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1926  September 20 – Twelve blue cars full of gangsters open fire at the Hawthorne Inn, Al Capone's Chicago headquarters. Only one of Capone's men is wounded.


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1967  September 20 - Hurricane Beulah moved into South Texas, and torrential rains from the hurricane turned the rich agricultural areas of South Texas into a large lake. Hurricane Beulah also spawned a record 115 tornadoes.


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 America - Did you know? 1831 - Nat Turner, an enslaved African American preacher, leads the most significant slave uprising ...Read MORE...


 Quebec - Did you know? Within the typical habitant dwelling-house there were usually two, and never more than three, rooms ...Read MORE...

Daily Life in New France (www.chroniclesofamerica.com/ french/ daily_life_in_new_france.htm)
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Discover the people who lived there, the places they visited and the stories they shared.

The Meadows

"Thomas S. Harrison's, The Meadows, which stands near the Pomfret Stock-Farm, of which he is the owner, is a large and dignified old colonial mansion, so successfully re-arranged and enlarged as to command metropolitan luxury. Mr. Harrison is a resident of Philadelphia, but of recent years has spent a considerable portion of his time each year at his country home, in superintending the cultivation of his extensive property and adding to the local improvements of Pomfret."

The Connecticut Quarterly, Volume 2
Connecticut Quarterly Company, 1896

Toy Electric Railway

The Carlisle & Finch Co.
Cincinnati, Ohio

Ladies' Home Journal
December 1898

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Died September 20