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Lansingburgh Entertainment 1830s-1840s

From our second edition of yesterday. ANOTHER FIRE IN LANSINGBURGH. This unfortunate village was visited by another destructive fire on Sunday evening, about 10 o’clock. […] Among the buildings destroyed are the following: […] Mr. Jacocks, Harness shop—Bowling Alley in… Continue Reading →

“That Sleigh Ride” (1848)

THAT SLEIGH RIDE. On Wednesday afternoon of last week the sleighing was delicious, and the air just bracing enough to give the complexion of the ladies who faced it, a ruddy hue, rivaling the sunny side of a ripe peach…. Continue Reading →

“A Sleigh Ride” (1849)

A Sleigh Ride. On Tuesday last our Military Company, for once in the season, threw away “dull care” in the recreation of a fine sleigh ride. Proceeding to Troy they crossed over to West Troy, and passing through Cohoes, from… Continue Reading →

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