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Sunday, November 5, 2023

September 19 News - 1928 - Hurricane. Tell of Seeing Storm.

Welcome to our blog, where we embark on a captivating journey through time, exploring the rich tapestry of history and genealogy.  In this edition, we'll delve into the treasure trove of historical news articles dated September 19, unearthing stories that resonate with genealogists and history enthusiasts alike.  From local happenings to global events, we'll uncover the stories that shaped the lives of our ancestors, providing valuable insights for those on a quest to discover their roots.  So, grab your magnifying glass and step into the past as we unravel the September 19 historical headlines that may hold the missing pieces of your family's history puzzle.

    Ordway's Milk Farm

    Visit Bow, New Hampshire, USA!


    1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

    Egg Toast

    Beat an egg smooth with half a teacup of rich milk. Dip slices of stale bread in this and fry a nice brown in butter. If for “the men,” add a pinch of pepper and salt to the egg. For children omit these and give them honey or syrup with ...Read MORE...

    The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Connecticut, July 19, 1882
    West Palm Beach, Florida, USA

    1928 - Hurricane

    Tell of Seeing Storm.

    Mr. and Mrs. John W. Muskoff, Jr., are back in Jacksonville after watching the storm that bore down on West Palm Beach, wrecking buildings and homes and wounding their occupants. The storm struck West Palm Beach Sunday afternoon and the Muskoffs reached Jacksonville Monday night after a drive over miles of debris-littered highways.
    "The town," said Mr. Muskoff, a young Jacksonville attorney, "was one mass of debris. The streets were so littered as to make them almost... Read MORE...

    Dallas Morning News -  Dallas, Texas -  September 19, 1928

    1906  Friend's birthday party
    Marion Hawelka gave a birthday party at her home, 140 Elizabeth street, to her little friends Saturday, September 15. Those present were: Alfred Underhlll. Howard Underhlll, William Smith, Mildred Barnhart, Charles Savage, Francis Latimer, Charles Paul. Clara Paul, Carrie Salisbury, Jessie Tournier, Florence Ryan, Frank Smith, Pauline Miller, Ruth Herman, Carlton Clements, Florence Anton, Marlon Hawelka, Marion Murray and Olive Hodgson.

    The Auburn Citizen
    Auburn, New York

    1947  September 19 - The eye of a hurricane passed directly over New Orleans, and the barometric pressure dipped to 28.61 inches.
    The hurricane killed fifty-one persons, and caused 110 million dollars damage. It produced wind gusts to 155 mph while making landfall over Fort Lauderdale FL two days earlier.

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    1894  Mill Fire
    Woonsocket, R. I., Sept. 18. - There was what threatened to be a serious fire this afternoon in the carbonizing department of the River Spinning Company's mill, which had stock of wool on hand valued at $30,000. The fire was confined to this department, with a loss to the machinery and damage by water to the wool amounting to only about $3,000.

    The New York Times
    New York, New York

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    America - Did you know?

     Atlantic City, New Jersey, has the world’s longest boardwalk. Built in 1870, it was also the first boardwalk in the United States.


    Quebec - Did you know?

     French Canadians celebrate Dollard Day on the Monday preceding May 25. The day honors a seventeenth-century French war hero. On that same day, the rest of Canada celebrates Victoria Day in honor of Britain's Queen Victoria.

    Picture of the Day

    Visit East Lyme, Connecticut, USA (Flanders) (Niantic)!

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

    Flanders School

    Flanders School The two-story building (with a partially exposed basement) at 167 Boston Post Road in East Lyme was built in 1916 as the Flanders Elementary School. It was designed by architect James Sweeney of New London. It served as a school until a new Flanders Elementary School building, attached to the 1916 building, opened in 1964. The original school building then became the Central Office of the East Lyme Public Schools.

    Arthur M. Fuller
    Raw Milk - Popcorn - Vegetables
    Strawberries and Cut Flowers
    Residence: Take Route 165 from Noriwch.
    Turn Right at First Four Courners.
    Preston, Conn.

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    Died September 19


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