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Town Hall to be Built at North

110 YEARS AGOThursday, March 9, 1911from the Mathews Journal

The progressive citizens of North have perfected plans for the building of a town hall at that point. Already lumber is on the ground and the foundation laid. When completed it will be rented out for entertainments, speaking, etc.

Packing Houses for the purpose of putting up herring and roe are nearly completed at New Point and at Fitchetts. The New Point Packing Co., represented by Mr. A. Noblett, is putting up a fine plant and expects to do a large business.

These are enterprises of value to the county since they render valuable a class of fish which have been useful heretofore only, generally speaking, for fertilizer.

100 YEARS AGOThursday, March 10, 1921from the Gloucester Gazette

F.K. Shackelford & Bro. announces a demonstration of the Fordson tractor at Gloucester C.H. next Thursday, March 17, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. A field will be plowed and harrowed and the farmers given an opportunity to see how m...

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