Turning Back the Pages

Turning back the pages 6-16-16

100 years ago — June 1916

SALISBURY — The youngest child of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Dunston is in the Winsted hospital to be treated for blood poisoning in one of its arms.


SHARON — The commencement exercises of the Sharon High School will be held this week Thursday. A class of seven pupils will graduate.


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100 years ago — June 1916

SALISBURY — Mr. and Mrs. C.F. Wanger and Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Ball motored to Poughkeepsie on Sunday.


LIME ROCK — Several children in town have the measles.


Turning back the pages 6-2-16

100 years ago —1916

LIME ROCK — A band of gypsies have been camping along the Cornwall road near Mrs. Owens’.


CANAAN — Roy Laffargue, Mrs. John Nicoll, Miss Marjorie Nicoll, Mrs. Ella Carter and Miss Gookins motored to the Adirondacks Sunday and visited John Nicoll.


Turning back the pages 5-26-16

100 years ago — May 1916

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100 years ago — March 1916

LIME ROCK — Miss Lucille Dunn had the misfortune to fall down stairs recently and hurt herself quite badly.


SALISBURY — Jacob Fitting, who is working in Oyster Bay, spent Sunday with his family here.


LIME ROCK — Grandma Rowe is quite ill.


Turning Back the Pages - 2-4-16

100 years ago — 1916

SALISBURY — Daniel Ashman received a present of a 35 pound Cod from L.J. Eggleston of Bath, Maine, on Wednesday.

Advertisement: Wanted — A woman for general housework, about Feb. 15th. Mrs. Chas. Moyer, Town Farm, Tel. 65.

Another snow storm struck town on Wednesday — Candlemas Day. The ground hog failed to see his shadow, perhaps he could not get out because his sidewalk was not shoveled. 

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100 years ago — July 1915

LIME ROCK — Mrs. Dunn and son Joe of Falls Village were in town Sunday.


Master John Neville is now bell boy at the Wononsco House.


CHAPINVILLE — Miss Amelia Woodin is clerking at Clark & Dickinson’s store, Twin Lakes, for the summer.


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100 years ago — May 1915
SALISBURY — Owing to the prevalence of measles there will be no Sunday School at the Congregational Church on Sunday May 16th.

CHAPINVILLE — Miss Lena Gray of East Canaan has been a guest at her home here.

SALISBURY — Carl Masten of Pine Plains is the new assistant at the station.

Turning Back the Pages - July 17, 2014

100 years ago — July 1914

SALISBURY — Philip Beers has finished his duties at Dufour’s barber shop.

Notice — Having purchased a good horse I am now prepared to do livery and trucking within reasonable limits. I also wish to announce that I will supply ice to anyone desiring it. D.M. Thrall Phone 68-4.

SALISBURY — John Landon is the new clerk at G.H. Clark’s grocery store.

A new building, a flooded carburetor and an Air Force graduate

100 years ago — August 1913

LIME ROCK — Mr. C.W. Barnum met with quite an accident last Sunday when coming down stairs he fell and hurt his back quite badly.