Our Town 100+ Years Ago
March 10, 2021
March 1, 1895
Journalism in 1895 had a much different tone than today. This first section is as written from the March 1, 1895 Jefferson Valley Zephyr. The advertisement is also from that edition.
In less than one month more than ONE THOUSAND MEN will be employed in digging the great ditch for the Parrot smelting company, besides hundreds more in railroad and smelter construction. This is enough, without additional details, to account for anticipated lively times in and about Whitehall soon.
THE NEW HOTEL. This building was projected before the fire and is not in any way calculated to repla...