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REMEMBER WHEN: R.C. Cola and a Moon Pie

There was nothing better for a snack in the 1950s and 1960s than an RC Cola and a Moon Pie!  Someone wrote a “hillbilly” song ... Read more

2 months ago by Sue Wilson.

REMEMBER WHEN: ‘The hotel that never was’

Recently some old papers and documents were discovered in an abandoned residence in Andalusia and were brought to me at my office. Looking through all ... Read more

2 months ago by Sue Wilson.

REMEMBER WHEN: 75th anniversary of the end of WWII

This year 2020 marks the 75th anniversary (1945-2020) of the event that ended World War II. It will be remembered by those still living who ... Read more

3 months ago by Sue Wilson.

REMEMBER WHEN: 100th anniversary for women’s rights

This year 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th amendment to the Constitution giving women in the U. S. the right ... Read more

3 months ago by Sue Wilson.

Remember When: June brides, World War II brides

Many sources say that the tradition of the June bride actually began in ancient Roman times. The month of June is named for the Roman ... Read more

4 months ago by Sue Wilson.

Remember When: Sending our boys away to WWI

     World War I also known as the First World War or the Great War lasted from July 28, 1914 through November 11, 1918. ... Read more

4 months ago by Sue Wilson.

Remember When: Early automobiles

When the automobile was invented around the turn of the century, one by one the new horseless carriages began making their way into the city ... Read more

6 months ago by Sue Wilson.

Remember When times were gentler

     When you ask them, everyone over the age of 90, 80, or 70 will all agree that times have changed drastically from when ... Read more

6 months ago by Sue Wilson.

Remember When: Shehan’s Polio story

  Dan Shehan’s “My Polio Story” is continued in this week’s column. The dread disease of the 1950s, polio, was a pandemic similar to today’s ... Read more

6 months ago by Sue Wilson.

Remember when: Polio epidemic of the 1950s

     The history of polio infections extends into pre-history. The disease has been traced back to almost 6000 years. The first major outbreak of ... Read more

6 months ago by Sue Wilson.

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