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Kenelm Chillingly (Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1873)

Kenelm Chillingly is born the only son and heir of Sir Peter Chillingly. From birth, Kenelm was a quiet, unemotional, aloof, and in general an odd duck. 703 more words

Drama

1873: St Thomas' Catholic Church, Drysdale, Victoria.

The original St Thomas Catholic Church in Drysdale was built in 1855 to the designs of architect Richard Abraham Dowden (1829-1868).

It was constructed by Simmie & Mclachlan… 1,271 more words

Victoria

this day in crime history: july 21, 1873

On this date in 1873, a group of western bank robbers known as the James-Younger gang tried their hand at train robbery.  The gang sabotaged the track just outside Adair, IA and waited for the Chicago Rock Island & Pacific train’s approach.  124 more words

True Crime

Chase the Man. Chase the City.

Today’s NY Times Opinionator piece discusses the history between Abe Lincoln and Salmon P. Chase, an earnest, no nonsense man who was both a fabulous Secretary of the Treasury and Lincoln’s arch rival. 469 more words

Sayles

William Choate Gets No Credit for His Coupler Design

From what I can remember of the story passed down my mother’s grandfather (I believe whose name was William Choate) as a child saw trains in the train yard. 407 more words

Virginia

Too Early

Too Early by James Tissot, 1873.

History

Musing about my Susan B. Anthony speech, plus release of new Alice Paul biography

I’m still working out the details of my Susan B. Anthony speech for the party commemorating the June 19th presentation Susan gave at the Ontario County, NY courthouse. 633 more words

Suffrage Movement