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Mincemeat Pie – 1894
Stories from my books

Mincemeat Pie – 1894

Do you like mincemeat pie? I do but a lot of people don’t or have never tried it. My husband didn’t try it for years and when he finally did try it decided he liked it, too. My sister, who lives in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, used to make several of them at Thanksgiving and […]

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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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