A Frigid Valentine From 1856

Reminiscent. Editor Daily Republican. - Forty years ago this winter was the longest and coldest winter season within the last half century. The river froze up in December and did not open until March; the ice was about two feet thick and teams could drive on it anywhere with perfect safety. There was good sleighing... Continue Reading →

The Little Tower That Could

My last post was about the railroad tracks being built across East Main Street back in 1899. While doing research for that post I kept coming across all kinds of interesting stories related to the area between First Street and the tracks at Pigeon Creek. In this post I'll discuss why this area was such... Continue Reading →

Throwing stones at birds will NOT be tolerated

MONONGAHELA CEMETERY. - Notice is hereby given that all persons who visit the Cemetery are forbidden from pulling flowers, throwing stones at birds, injuring the fences, or enclosures in any way, hunting on any of the cemetery grounds, or using fire-arms thereon. I am instructed to make information against any persons violating any of the... Continue Reading →

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