#ThrowbackThursday to when we relied on almanacs for all sorts of things, including forecasting the weather. You can flip through the almanac and read your horoscope (albeit 130 years later) in our Digital Archives

This 1886 Merchant’s Gargling Oil Almanac from Hagley’s Published Collections.

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East Aurora NY~ Palmer House in the Griggs Mansion Bed Breakfast ~ Historical by Onasill ~ Bill Badzo
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THE HISTORIC GRIGGS MANSION Built circa 1892 by local businessman Abbott S. Griggs, the Queen-Anne Victorian Mansion remains mostly unchanged since that time. The Double Parlor showcases the original Roycroft printed wallpaper, original electric chandeliers and sconces, window shutters with a hide-away feature, and original Pocket Doors that have a story to tell. Palmer House in the Griggs Mansion Bed Breakfast

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Paul Newman on Instagram: “A closer look at the two 1822 pattern infantry officers' swords. Both guards bare the cypher of George IV. This is extra exciting as the…”
“A closer look at the two 1822 pattern infantry officers' swords. Both guards bare the cypher of George IV. This is extra exciting as the swords had been…”

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See here for a full length photo of these swords.