Sunday, March 5, 2023

1870 - A curious incident happened a few days ago in New Canaan, Conn...

Boston, Massachusetts, USA

1770 - March 5 - Boston Massacre
Tensions between the American colonists and the British were already running high in the early spring of 1770. Late in the afternoon, on March 5, a crowd of jeering Bostonians slinging snowballs... Read MORE...
March 5, 1770

The Folding Pocket Kodak
Loads in Daylight
Eastman Kodak Co., Rochester, N.Y.

Ladies' Home Journal
February 1898

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New Canaan, Connecticut, USA

1870 - A curious incident happened a few days ago in New Canaan, Conn.
A vicious but fast horse, driven before a "sulky" while proceeding at a rapid rate down Main street, kicked up, and got his two hind legs over the whiflletree, from which position the animal could... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  March 5, 1870

New Gloucester, Maine, USA

1887  Death of Osgood Bradbury

Osgood Bradbury, who died in New Gloucester, Me., a few days ago, aged ninety years, was born in the town where he died. His dying words were: "Hold me; I'm falling."

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  March 5, 1887

Reno, Nevada, USA

Reno, Nev. - A fire broke out at Reno last Sunday morning, and in three hours all the business part of the town was in ashes, the only houses escaping being the Masonic building with Hagerman &... Read MORE...

Columbus Journal -  Nebraska -  March 5, 1879

 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Apple Jam - Peel and core the apples, cut in thin slices and put them in a preserving kettle ...Read MORE...

The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., November 24, 1880
San Diego, California, USA

San Diego, Cal., March 5 - Five men were killed Sunday afternoon when the home made experimental monoplane in which they were traveling nose dived 300 feet to the earth at Bernett flying field to... Read MORE...

Evening Independent -  Massillon, Ohio -  March 5, 1928

A College Education
50 Cents a Week
International Correspondence Schools, Scranton, Pa.

Ladies' Home Journal
February 1898

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Cleveland, Ohio, USA

1880 - Children Under 14 Working During School Hours
Arrests are being made in Cleveland, Ohio, under the school laws prohibiting employers from having children under fourteen years of age in their employ during school hours, when not compelled to work ... Read MORE...
Macon Weekly Telegraph -  Macon, Georgia -  March 5, 1880

1887  By a plan of "penny a day" collections, the ladies of the Methodist Episcopal Church at Saratoga Springs raised during the past year the handsome sum of $1,950 on the debt of the church.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

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 America - Did you know? The Library of Congress is keeping an archive of every tweet ever tweeted.

 Quebec - Did you know? The habitant had a profound belief in the supernatural, and was prone to associate miraculous...Read MORE...

Daily Life in New France ( french/ daily_life_in_new_france.htm)
 Picture of the Day

Visit North Hero, Vermont, USA!

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

Canary Inn, Birdland, No. Hero, Vt.

"The Leading Tourist's Line"
Lake George, Lake Champlain, Sharon Springs, Saratoga, Adirondacks, etc., etc.

J. W Burdick, General Pass. Agt.
Delaware & Hudson, R.R., Albany, N.Y.

Ladies' Home Journal
June 1898

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Died March 5