Tag Archives: History

Where were you?

November 22, 1963 As I recall fall had set in. I was in Mrs. Hale’s split 5th and 6th grade class in a portable classroom behind the old Hamilton School (on Southgate Ave. where channel 8’s antenna array now sits). … Continue reading

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Titanic Mystery?

  Last night the Missus and I watched a show on public broadcasting about the RMS Titanic or more particularly about some of the people who lived through, or died in, the tragedy. I do recommend that you watch it … Continue reading

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Long Ago, Far Away

This history project I’m working on for my old neighborhood has become quite a large consumer of time. There are a so many things to try to include and mention. The two movies that had scenes filmed here. The first … Continue reading

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I Remember…

I was born in 1952. I remember the aftermath of World War II. I remember the men, some broken in body, some broken in mind. I remember empty sleeves and pant legs, pinned-up so they wouldn’t just dangle and maybe … Continue reading

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History Schmistory

I have been asked to do a history and slideshow presentation for the community group for my old neighborhood. I have been busy searching for old pictures of houses and buildings that once were there it is amazing. It seems … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving

  I find myself with an over abundance of things to be thankful for and no clue where to begin to list them but here goes;   I’m thankful for the place where I was born; a friend from another … Continue reading

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Music Collector

            I love music! In the years of my journey here I have amassed quite a collection. I began with vinyl records; 45 rpm, 33 1/3 rpm, and 78 rpm.     Then with audio tape; 8-track cartridges,     … Continue reading

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