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Turning Back the Pages

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In this column, in the March 13 issue of The Sun, I wrote about the historic 1804 Stephen Griffing house, opposite Thurman Station, changing hands after the land had been deeded to the family for 119 years. Read more

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The recent storm raised hob with some of the sugar makers in this locality. Read more

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This past winter might have possibly been a lot worse, but it is hard indeed to imagine just how much longer and harder it could possibly have been. Read more

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Ira Millington, of Bakers Mills, was severely injured in an accident there Friday morning, March 14, 1919. He was driving his team in front of the store of Morehouse & Lawrence and leading a horse behind his wagon. Read more

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The historic Griffing homestead farm in the town of Thurman, which came into the possession of the family in 1800 and has been held continuously by descendants of the original owner, Stephen Griffing, has been sold during this month by Orley Hazelton Read more

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“Among the many amusements, nothing influences for evil as much as the dance. It is demoralizing in its effect, and it is an established fact that it is one of the greatest causes of immorality. Read more

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It was just 100 years ago that Warrensburgh folks had something really nice to gossip about. Read more

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Where the bodies are buried... Read more

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I wrote about Stark’s Gold Mine last week. Lyman Stark announced to the world that he not only found pure gold nuggets in his mine, but later, he said he discovered silver, lead, iron and diamonds in abundance there. Read more

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Recently, I was reading a very old copy of the Warrensburgh Historical Quarterly and I came across an article written by Warrensburg historian John Hastings. Read more

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Today, as I am writing this, is Jan. 19 and old Mother Nature is giving me a hard time about braving the elements to get to the Richards Library to partake in the service of their nifty micro-film machine. Read more

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A look back on history in January Read more

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Fifty-five years ago – December 1963 Read more

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One hundred years ago  —  December 1918 Read more

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What a great week this has been, hearing from Sun newspaper readers who enjoy reading, in this column, a little about the early days of our time honored Warrensburg history. Read more

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On Nov. 16, I walked out of my house door and was amazed that my front dooryard had vanished and my automobile had disappeared under an ugly blanket of heavy snow. Read more

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Fifty-five years ago – November 1963 Read more

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