OLD TIME FUN
Winter fun on the ice.
An 1880 parade in a Minnesota cowtown..Notice the 30 stars on the flag.
The town gathers for a welcome social in 1886
The big city, New York City of 1860.
Rowing, fishing, canoeing, watersports abound
1811 - The first rowing race in the U.S. is held in NY
1842 - American showman P.T. Barnum discovers the 40-inch midget Tom Thumb
1869 - The Cincinnati Red Stockings become the first professinal baseball team
1871 - P.T. Barnum launches his traveling circus
1876 - The U.S. Centennial Exposition is held in Fairmount Park, PA
1881 - First U.S. tennis championship is held in Newport, RI
1883 - Buffalo Bill Cody organizes his Wild West show
1895 - The American bowling congress is founded
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