Published on the 6th of January in 1854 in the Delaware State Reporter out of Dover, DE CHOLERA, – The ship New England, with emigrants, has arrived at New Orleans, having had seventy deaths on the passage from cholera.
Photograph taken by Angela Rodesky, Forest Cemetery, Middletown, Delaware M. PHEBE JONES BREED 1860-1926 J. HOWARD BREED 1849-1936 1880 United States Federal Census from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. W.P. Breed head of household, married, white, male, was born abt. 1817 in New
Is there such a thing as a Medusa ring? That was one of the first questions a few of us had as we viewed this ring last week. I stopped by the Middletown Historical Society Museum on Friday and was
Many of us spot some unusual things during our research. Some of the things we might view as a little on the strange side, funny, gross or even unusual. Most of the time some of these things we spot during
Wow who knew when the month of November rolled around I would find myself so busy that I would neglect posting on my blog. I’m sure that has never happen to anyone else. (Insert a smile with a
I’m sitting here preparing for tomorrow evenings presentation. This looks to be the perfect time of month to be presenting on cemeteries and what you can find while doing your research. I will be discussing the different types of cemeteries
When looking back at how things have changed from our cloths, televisions and automobiles we sometimes forget about the simple smaller things. No I’m not talking about cell phones getting smaller I’m talking about toys. The toys we had or
Published on the 16th of August in 1825 in the American Watchman in Wilmington, DE RAN AWAY On Saturday the 16th inst. from the subscriber, near Middletown, Del., a bright mulatto, named Philip Szansberry Nutter, about 18 or 19 years of age.
Middletown Historical Society museum offers a glimpse into the lives of those who have served our country. The museum is open every Friday for those of you who would like to see the “Middletown Goes to War” exhibit, no charge.