110 YEARS AGO
Thursday, Oct. 21, 1909
from the Mathews Journal
Owing to the introduction of automobiles in our county which has taken place so lately as to prevent the horses from becoming accustomed to them, and fearing in consequence some accident to our patrons during the crowded conditions of the highways caused by the County Fair. Therefore, be it resolved that the Board of Directors of the Southside Agricultural Association request the owners of machines to refrain from using them during the three days of the Fair, Oct. 27, 28, and 29, 1909.
100 YEARS AGO
Thursday, Oct. 23, 1919
from the Gloucester Gazette
Botetourt Field Day: On Friday, Oct. 31, a field day will be held at Botetourt High School. The following will be the program of the day: 10 a.m. Field events: High jump, running broad jump, standing broad jump, shot put, long distance baseball throw, long distance basketball throw, 100-yard dash, 50-yard dash, vaulting, sack race, stilt race, shoe race, three-legg...
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