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July 26, 1875

On THIS DATE IN HISTORY in 1875, the legend of “Black Bart” the Verse Slinging Bandit began. Old ‘Black Bart’ aka Charles E. Bowles spent years robbing Wells Fargo Stage coaches. The story is, one night in 1874 at an … Continue reading

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June 29, 1613

On June 25, 1613 the first neighborhood insurance company is formed by the Garducci family, recent Sicilian immigrants to the Southwark Bridge Road Neighborhood. On June 28, Antonio Garducci went to the majority shareholders (brothers Richard and Cuthbert Burbage) of … Continue reading

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