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I Didn't Know Which Bank To Rob

Mailed from Sacramento, California to Mr. J.B. Hosmon of Oroville, California on September 7, 1934:

Dear J.B. –
Sorry you can’t come this week end to bet, I didn’t now whether you were serious about trusting me to place your bets and being very honest I didn’t know which bank to rob.

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Dayton Firsts Part 6

  • First Infirmary – the building was erected west of town, on land bought from Dr. James B. Oliver, in April 1826.
  • First Foundry – Opened by McElwee and Clegg and the first “heat” was made on December 2, 1828.
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Dayton Ohio

Gwinnett County Fair Sept. 25 2016

just before sunset, friends at Gwinnett County Fair make faces at each other on “The Whip” before ride begins

detail shot of merry-go-round at Gwinnett County Fairgrounds on the night of September 25th before riders are seated… 130 more words

Liberty Faux Real Trade Days; Liberty, TX

When I decided we wanted to explore Liberty, TX, I did a quick search on the web for things to do.  The Faux Real Market popped up and I realized it was happening on the weekend I had planned for our trip.  647 more words


Truckeroo Continues Food Truck Festival Season

The Truckeroo festival continued its annual spring-summer season, bringing a large crowd of hungry D.C. metro area residents to D.C. Fairgrounds Friday, Sept. 16.

Aside from the number of people walking in and out, the festival area was distinguishable by its industrial look. 346 more words


Montague Balloon Fair

Starting to venture a little bit out of Mt. Shasta City and deeper into Siskiyou County for this adventure, The Montague Hot Air Balloon Fair!  313 more words

Mt. Shasta

2014 Experimental

ABOVE: One of my favorite pictures of the fair with my granddaughter (1999), who was the biggest fair fan I’ve known in my more than 60 years of fair-going days! 157 more words

County Fairs