19th century Ti — Slow news from Newcomb

  • George C. Weed paid off $121.68 — the equivalent of $2,952 in 2021 dollars — in debt on behalf of the Ticonderoga Methodist Episcopal Church.
  • Samuel Taylor of Crown Point moved his shoe and boot business into the Crown Point House.
  • S. H. Miller of Hague was appointed deputy sheriff.
  • “Another eating saloon has put in an appearance. It is located opposite the Central House, and, judging by the sign, we can conclude Grangers, particularly, will be warmly welcomed. The institution was dedicated Saturday night.”
  • “John Wiley is building a large, first-class ice house in the rear of his new store.”
  • “Wm. Du Ross is erecting a substantive and convenient black smith shop on Howe Street, and will soon be ready to do all kinds of plain and fancy work in his line.”

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Maury Thompson

Maury Thompson

Freelance history writer and documentary film producer from Ticonderoga, NY