Old News – Brockport Christmas 1917

Christmas in Brockport in 1917 involved a lot of caroling. The Village was small enough at that time that they could easily visit every house. The Brockport newspaper also had this Christmas comic strip. THE BROCKPORT REPUBLIC Thursday, Dec. 20, 1967 COMMUNITY TREE The Community Christmas tree, Erie street, Christmas Eve., 7 o’clock sharp. The …

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Christmas Countdown – Dec. 19

This is an old Christmas postcard from about 100 years ago. The poinsettia is considered a Christmas flower because of the red and green colors. Less common are poinsettias that are white or pink. Poinsettias are a tropical plant that is native to Mexico. In order to have the red colored leaves they need to …

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Canada Day – 2017

Today is a special Canada Day to our neighbors to the north. It has been 150 years since the Canadian Confederation of 1867 when the four provinces: Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick were combined into one nation. Later expansion extended Canada from the Atlantic to the Pacific ocean. The last area to be …

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