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1896

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Years: 1893 1894 189518961897 1898 1899

Significant events from 1896.

January

February

March

April

  • 11th - Two boys discover a large and beautiful cave on the farm of C. C. Whisnand, 8 miles south of town.

May

June

  • 20th - William Moore, Henry Teague, and Harrigan Brassfield, three farmers of Indian Creek Township, are involved in a buggy accident. Teague, the driver, loses control of his horses descending a steep hill west of Buena Vista. None of the farmers are fatally injured.

July

  • Max Lorch, a wealthy merchant of Louisville, purchases the Fair store.0
  • A house owned by Joe Cline on West Kirkwood Avenue catches fire. Two passersby kick in the front door and save the sleeping family.
  • 27th - A Mrs. Christy, or possibly Nettie Chrisman, in Modesto becomes the victim of a whitecapping. The whitecaps whip the woman severely, burn her house, and order her to leave the neighborhood.

August

September

October

  • George W. Walker sells his interest in the New Method Laundry to Stephen McPhetridge.

November

December

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