Monthly Archives: March 2015

This Week in Peterborough: 1897

After the angry yelling that characterized March of 1896, you will be happy to know that, a year later, things were much quieter in Peterborough and in Canada, if not in a couple of other places.  Things were also much … Continue reading

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This Week in Peterborough: 1896

On March 19th, 1896, a late winter storm, “the most terrific of the season” according to the Peterborough Review, caused travel disruptions and other hardships through eastern and southern Ontario.  And the angry weather was apt — a match for … Continue reading

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This Week in Peterborough: 1895

Here we are in mid-March of 1895, and we find a world in some turmoil.  Riots, wars, and revolutions abroad, economic tough times and political crises nearer to home.  And how was Peterborough getting through it all?  Well click on, … Continue reading

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How to Read an 1895 Hockey Boxscore!

The regular “This Week in Peterborough” post, in which we are to look at 1895, will be mildly delayed this time around – you will see it either tomorrow or more likely on Friday.  Back to the usual schedule next … Continue reading

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This Week in Peterborough: 1894

It is unclear from the newspapers whether March of 1894 came in in a particularly leonine way, but come in it did.  And of course it brought with it the usual roster of interesting stories, both at home and abroad. … Continue reading

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