17 March 2015

On This Day: St Patrick is remembered

St Patrick drove the snakes from Ireland. He brought Christianity to the Emerald Island. He used the clover to teach of the Trinity. Today Irish worldwide celebrate him. On This Day in 1881, it was no different.

Source:
Lancaster daily intelligencer. (Lancaster, Pa.), 17 March 1881. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Lib. of Congress.

 

On This Day is a prompt I started this month to further explore historical events.
                

© Jeanne Ruczhak-Eckman, 2015
Locations listed are located in Pennsylvania (USA), unless otherwise noted in post.