I found this 1825 newspaper ad in my family’s massive photo and document collection I am organizing. I thought it might be of interest to some of my Halfway Brook friends.
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Rockefeller’s Visit to Eldred Mr. John D. Rockefeller who recently visited Barryville and enjoyed the hospitality of Layman’s Spring House, examined carefully the excellent boarding house of Deacon A.S. Myers at Eldred. He expressed himself as highly pleased with Orchard … Continue reading
Here are a few excerpts from “Aida Austin’s 1881 Diary” which mention Ridley’s, which had advertised their fall opening in the 1880 “New York Times” News article at the end of this post. Wednesday, January 19, 1881 I went out … Continue reading
In Aida Austin’s 1881 Diary, she mentioned Ridley’s when she was living with her cousins in New York City. This is the first of two 1880 articles on Ridley’s that I found.
Kate Stege was one of the fascinating people in the Town of Highland. This Sunday Mirror Magazine section article from February 27, 1938 is courtesy of the Bosch family. If you click the section, it will enlarge.
Eldred Retaliates over Yulan in Second Game this Spring. The Eldred baseball team, undaunted by their defeat at the hand of the Yulan team on April 16th, again met the Yulan team on the Eldred diamond and defeated them by … Continue reading
Veterans of the Civil War and Residents Remember the Dead Impressive memorial exercises were held in the Shohola, Barryville, and Eldred Cemeteries on Memorial Day. The Veterans of the Civil War, Valentine Hipsman of Shohola; Theodore West of Yulan; and … Continue reading
The women of our local Red Cross are working most industriously for it as will be seen by the following report of the shipments this week: Box 19, monthly allotment of 25 hot water bottle covers, value $5. Box 20, … Continue reading