19th century Ti — Entrepreneurialism thrives
This is the latest in an occasional series of posts about news reported in 19th century weekly issues of the Ticonderoga Sentinel.
Entrepreneurialism thrived among youngers at old Ti.
“There is a good crop of pond lilies this season and small boys are reaping quite a harvest from their sale to travelers,” the Ticonderoga Sentinel reported on July 25, 1874.
Peaches, apples, bananas and pears were available at local markets, and locally-grown fruit was ready for picking.
“Raspberries are now beginning to appear.”
In other July 25, 1874 Ticonderoga Sentinel news:
Three large barges were under construction at the boat yard.
The fresco decorative work was finished at the new Congregational Church and workers were ready to begin putting in pews.
Charles Haskell and two friends from out of town left for a three-week hunting trip in the Adirondacks.
Quotable: “But for the press, how hard it would be for genius, learning and eloquence to find an audience for the utterances of imagination, erudition and brilliant words.”
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