Old News – Christmas Time

The war is still raging in Europe but men in the Army will find time to celebrate Christmas as best they can.. In the ad, it says that an orchestra plays during dinner at Odenbach’s Hofbrau. Plus you get a hardy lunch for only 50 cents. THE FAIRPORT HERALD Wednesday, Dec. 15, 1915 Christmas In …

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Old News – Thanksgiving

This article from 100 years ago seems like it also applies today when we all wish for simpler times. Notice the name of the fish dealer in the center of the ads. Palmer’s was started in 1850 and still exists today as a fifth generation family owned business. Today they not only sell fish but …

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Memorial Day – 2015

The children on this old postcard are going to decorate the graves of our veterans that died during our past wars. Just a reminder that there lists of veteran burials for some towns on the cemetery page of the GenWeb of Monroe County. Those records came from the Veteran’s Service Agency which at one time …

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