17 June 2015

On This Day: Farmer’s Club meet

James Duffy’s in Marietta was the venue for the annual dinner of the Farmer’s Club On This Day in 1880. Many distinguished gentlemen came from Philadelphia to join in the celebration. Many Lancaster “farmers” attended as well. 

Source:

Lancaster daily intelligencer. (Lancaster, Pa.), 17 June 1880. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Library of Congress.  



On This Day is a prompt to further explore historical events.
                
© Jeanne Ruczhak-Eckman, 2015
Locations listed are located in Pennsylvania (USA), unless otherwise noted in post.