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1882

From Bloomingpedia
Years: 1879 1880 188118821883 1884 1885

Significant events from 1882.

January

Len. S. Field, C. R. Perdue, and Soddy Carmichael move their business from the New York Store room to the Buskirk Block on the south side of The Square.

February

  • Col. John Jones loses a team of horses when their driver drives into a huge channel in the road on West 6th Street near the Tarkington house. (Local drivers are familiar with the channel and avoid it).
  • James Ryan and John Kerr open a Wagon Works to replace the Star Wagon Works. They plan to sell equipment for two-horse wagons, buggies, carriages, phaetons, and all spring vehicles.

March

April

May

Five boys, employees in Bollenbacher's Spoke Factory in Smithville are arrested and charged with the rape of a six-year-old girl.

June

  • The building at 212 W. Kirkwood Avenue is completed, and a boarding house and tavern opens. 100 years later, the Irish Lion continues the tradition minus the boarders.

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December

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