10 April 2015

On This Day: Market stands sold

Market stands were sold On This Day in 1880 by auctioneers Samuel Hess and Son. The prices ranged from $15 - $16 for stands inside Central Market and $5 - $16 for street stands. 

Source:

Lancaster daily intelligencer. (Lancaster, Pa.), 10 April 1880. 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.