Author Archive | Jamie Lerner

1905 – “A Story of Horace Greeley”

December 29th, 1905, The Poultney Journal – Many people know the name Horace Greeley but not the man himself. But in 1905, The Journal published a short story told by Horace Greeley’s friend, who was described as, “one of the wise, observant, upsetting kind of friends.” To read the story in the original article, see below!

1910, 1880, 1869 – In Poultney, 147 Years Ago…

November 25th, 1910 – The Poultney Journal published an article over a hundred years ago that is perhaps the most worthy of the Poultney Historical Society’s “This Week in Poultney” post. Why do we say this? Because the article displayed some news items published in Poultney up to 41 years before that and “corresponding the nearest to […]

1913 – “A Flattering Success”

November 28th, 1913, The Poultney Journal – The annual ball held at Morning Star Lodge No. 37, F. & A. M. was described by The Poultney Journal as being the “social event of the season” and a complete success. To read the original article and learn about what happened at the event, see below!