A Merry [1876] Christmas In Richland Parish

Here’s some good Christmas clips from the Richland Beacon Newspaper back in 1876, which included worthy advice that “sensible turkeys” should probably roost high. Readers were also reminded that the “Christmas Drunks” had officially commenced, the parish had a little rain that week, a Capt. Crosley of Trenton died, and Santa Claus was “on his way!”

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