Kelly The Pirate Gets Dunked

Daily Morning Post - Monday, March 29, 1858 A notorious character, called "Kelly, the Pirate," has lived about Monongahela City for some time. He has been in the habit of drinking very hard, and abusing his wife and children. On last Tuesday evening he took one of his children, sick with scarlet fever, from its... Continue Reading →

A Cold Bath

Monongahela Republican¬†- Monongahela City, December 19, 1851 A COLD BATH - Our friend Mr. William Coulter, while skating on the river, on Wednesday last, broke through the ice and went down in ten feet water, and a hundred yards from the shore. He succeeded in keeping from being carried under by supporting himself on the... Continue Reading →

Mrs. Adams And The Dropsy – Neighborhood News from the Daily Morning Post (Pittsburgh PA) Monday, December 19, 1859

FAYETTE COUNTY -¬† Sometime in February, 1854, Dr. S.M. King was called upon to perform an operation on the person of Mrs. Adams, residing near Monongahela city. She was afflicted with the dropsy, or, as medical men term it, asciles, and the doctor drew from her fourteen gallons of water; from that time to January,... Continue Reading →

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