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SOUTH CAROLINA – Week of July 30
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SOUTH CAROLINA – Week of July 30

THE CHARLESTON DAILY NEWS Charleston, South Carolina Week of July 30, 1865 Population 1850: 49,985 Population: 1860: 40,522 Population 1870: 48,956 Population 2016: 134,385 July 30, 1866 Obituary When the cares of life engross our thoughts and our energies are excited in behalf of personal aggrandizement and in the worship of filthy lucre, how apt […]

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NORTH CAROLINA – Week of June 11
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NORTH CAROLINA – Week of June 11

Asheville Daily Gazette Asheville, NC Week of June 11, 1899 The population of Asheville in 1900 was 14,694. The population today is 88,512. June 11, 1899 No Fishing Greensboro passed an ordinance prohibiting fishing in and around the Waterworks pond and an alderman was the first man caught. Vanderbilt Estate Valuation It is said that […]

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The San Luis Valley

This article was found in a February 1884 issue of Alamosa JOURNAL and was included in my book,  BYGONE STORIES FROM THE ALAMOSA JOURNAL.  At that time, Alamosa was actively recruiting settlers to populate and farm the Valley and certainly made a positive impression on this group. Some of those people did return to Alamosa […]

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