Troy

On this day in 1885

Not big on reporting what happened on this day in other years, but every now and then it’s fun. So this is what was reported in the Troy Local Budget (sometimes called the Northern Budget) on January 25, 1885, in the “Local Brevities” column. Ice for all. To-day’s length 9 h, 53 m. The Democratic …

H.L. Greywack

Don’t really know a thing about H.L. Greywack, the piano dealer with the stony name in Troy. But I do know that someone put a lot of effort into this ad from the Troy Northern Budget in 1885, because arranging all that lead was no small task. Troy’s street numbering has remained fairly consistent through …