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140 Years Ago - 1884 Last Saturday night, somebody took great pains in completely daubing a new lumber wagon with black paint, which stood in the street opposite the barber shop in … more
140 Years Ago - 1884 Hank Smith is the funniest looking object we have seen in a long time. A hurricane seems to have blown his mustache clean off. If anybody wants to see a McDonell … more
140 Years Ago - 1884 Long Eddy — Vegetation in this section had a very hard struggle with the frost on May 28. Leaves and blossoms on chestnut and butternut trees were all killed and those … more
140 Years Ago - 1884 The school known as the “Brag Hollow” in the Town of Fremont has had three teachers since last fall. The first, a Miss Layton, received an offer that evidently … more
140 Years Ago - 1884 A gang of men are engaged in repairing the telegraph line of the Western Union Company between Port Jervis and Monticello. The men are under the direction of Supt. Holmes … more
140 Years Ago - 1884 It has been learned recently that Philip, son of Michael Leins of Callicoon, and Henry Weber of New York City, have formed a co-partnership at 191 Reader St. The produce … more
140 Years Ago - 1884 Christopher Bauernfeind of North Branch is erecting, for the convenience of the public, a large shed, 22x40. John Fuhrer has purchased the farm of John Schoor of Pike … more
140 Years Ago - 1884 The semi-annual Fair and Cattle market of the Town of Delaware will be held at the Halfway House on Monday. Music will be furnished by the Jeffersonville String Band. … more
140 Years Ago - 1884 The famous Fillwever-Knack lawsuit that has been pending before Squire Harding for a couple of months is expected to be heard next Friday. The time the trial came on in the … more
130 Years Ago - 1894 After his wagon repository is finished, A. Inderlied will also side and paint the blacksmith shop. This will be a decided improvement in that part of town. We … more
150 Years Ago - 1874 While drawing some ice last Thursday, Louis Huff capsized his load and, falling down, he was pinned to the ground under the cooling pressure of five cakes of ice. It is a … more
150 Years Ago -   1874 We notice the Jeffersonville Record this week makes the announcement that they have begun to observe the Sabbath in that place. There is some hope of them yet. A few … more
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