Lewiston Evening Journal for March 22, 1923

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100 Years Ago: 1923

A Bath man dug through four feet of snow Sunday and found parsnips which he left in the ground last fall. He says that the ground was so soft and free from frost that he pulled the parsnips up by hand.

50 Years Ago: 1973

(from a Journal photo) Representatives of the Lewiston-Auburn YWCA who will be traveling to San Diego, Calif., to attend the 26th national convention of the YWCA are, left to right, front row, Dolores Carbonneau, Montello Y-Teen; Mrs. Joseph B. Chaplin, Jr., National and local YWCA board of directors; Mrs. John M. Beale, president; and Mrs. Edwin Mushlit, board member. Second row. Margaret O’Donnell. ELHS Y-Teens: Anne Chaplin, ELHS Y-Teens; and Mrs. Chaplin’s daughter;  Marcia Baxter, Youth Program director; Mrs. Roberta Austin, executive director; and Mrs. Richard Norcross, YWCA membership committee chairman and past president of YW-Wives. The convention is being held March 26 to March 31 and the delegates will be leaving Lewiston Sunday.

25 Years Ago: 1998

(from a Journal photo) Jason Dow searches for any remaining twigs while a batch of sap boils at the Norlands Living History Center’s sugarhouse in Livermore Saturday. The sugarhouse will be open to the public from 10a.m. to 4 p.m. today, as part of Maine Maple Sunday.

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