Thursday, March 9, 2023

1895 - TRIED TO PASS STAGE MONEY. An Amusing Incident on a Midnight Car in Main Street.

Worcester, Massachusetts, USA

1895 - TRIED TO PASS STAGE MONEY. An Amusing Incident on a Midnight Car in Main Street.
There was an amusing incident in front of the City Hall just before midnight Friday, in which a policeman, a street car conductor and a Chandler street inebriate were the central figures. The... Read MORE...

Worcester Daily Spy -  Worcester, Massachusetts -  March 9, 1895

Clipper Mower
Chadborn & Coldwell Mfg. Co.
Newburgh, N.Y.

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Upstate Youth Held in Death of Father
ThOMPSON, March 9 - (AP) A teenage boy has been charged with aggravated assault for having allegedly struck his father on the head with a frying pan. The father died last night.

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The Bridgeport Post -  Bridgeport, Connecticut -  Friday, March 9, 1962

Barnard, Vermont, USA

1881 - March 9 - Probability of a Terrible Crime.
ROYLTON, VT., March 9. - On Saturday the dwelling of Mrs. Levi Belknap, East Barnard, Vermont, was burned and her body found in the ruins. There are suspicious circumstances strongly indicating... Read MORE...

The Indianapolis News -  Indianapolis, Indiana -  March 9, 1881

 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

Heinz's Keystone Brand Sweet Pickles
Pittsburgh, Penn.

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Knoxville, Tennessee, USA

1872 - Earthquake
The vicinity of Knoxville, Tenn., was visited a few mornings ago by a very heavy earthquake shock. Buildings were caused to creak and strain, and much alarm was created. It was accompanied by a heavy ... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  March 9, 1872

 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Past is very much "past" with children. Let them begin every day as fresh as the morning itself,...Read MORE...

Advice for Ladies - The Southbridge Journal, Southbridge, Massachusetts, December 25, 1885
Worcester, Massachusetts, USA

1906 - Origin of the U.S. Valentine
Miss Esther A. Howland of Worcester, Mass., was the first person in this country to manufacture valentines. Before she began in 1840, all these missives were imported. Miss Howland was a graduate of... Read MORE...

Pawtuxet Valley Gleaner -  Phenix, Kent, Rhode Island -  Friday, March 9, 1906

1841  March 9 – Amistad: The Supreme Court of the United States rules in the case that the Africans who seized control of the ship had been taken into slavery illegally.

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1840  March 9 – The Wilmington and Raleigh Railroad is completed from Wilmington, North Carolina to Weldon, North Carolina. At 161.5 miles (260 km), it is the world's longest railroad.

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1956  March 9 - A whopping 367 inches of snow was measured on the ground at the Ranier Paradise Ranger Station in Washington.
The snow depth was a state record and the second highest total of record for the continental U.S.
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1872  Enterprising Yankee
A Yankee has a street stand in London for the sale of pop-corn and roasted peanuts.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

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1872  Meeting
The colored people of Covington, Ky., held a mass-meeting on the night of the 29th ult. and passed a resolution favoring general amnesty.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

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 America - Did you know? 1839 - Apples and Apple Cider in New England

Apple trees have been cultivated and apple cider...

Hayward's New England Gazetteer of 1839

 Quebec - Did you know? Tourtière is a traditional Quebecois meat pie. The filling varies from region to region, but it...Read MORE...

Top 10 Foods to Eat in Quebec ( travel/ top-10/ foods-to-eat-in-quebec/)
 Picture of the Day

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Bridal Wreath Road, Shelburne, Near Burlington, Vt.

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St. Albans, Vt.

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