Tag Archives: 1874

[Horses] February 1874

Horses were a topic. There were two runaways of horses with cutters but no damage was done. At the Elbow on the ice, John Brett’s “Billy Button” won three heats of four from H. C. Hall’s “Sure Thing.” The proprietor … Continue reading

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Gleaning from Whitehall Chronicle in 1874

In the mid and later 1800s there were horse and stock farms around the village of Whitehall. There were many valuable horses owned and a stock breeding business. Some horses were owned by the farmers; others were pastured for out … Continue reading

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Some Horses in Whitehall In 1874

Interest in horses has increased lately in Whitehall as well, as in other parts of the country. An interesting TV program that has attracted many is called The American Horse and Horseman and appeals to the owners of Whitehall’s quarter … Continue reading

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[Ice Racing] December 1874

The ice racing season opened Monday 2 Dec. The ice is in excellent condition. The Whitehall Trotting association has already caused several tracks to be scraped, straight as arrows, to enable contesting horses to prepare themselves for the coming contest. … Continue reading

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