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125 Years Ago

Dinner Served at Almshouse

 

January 9, 2020



Herald of Jan. 3, 1895

Steward Bridenbaugh furnished the 121 inmates of the almshouse with a fine Christmas dinner. Fifteen turkeys were prepared for them. After the dinner a religious service was held in the chapel. At the close of the service each and every inmate was presented with a handkerchief and oranges.

Roaring Spring columnist “Jasper” complained about the strong smell of tobacco smoke in the post office.

A front-page editorial decried the deplorable condition of the boardwalk along North Market Street leading to Fairview Cemetery.

H.H. Rasher and Irvin Bridenbaugh were erecti...



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