The Weather Diaries: July


Two Diaries, 150 years apart... Vermont Journal, July 5, 1873 July was all about haying. Ebenezer's son, Charles, had nine lots filled with hay to mow, rake, load into [...]

The Weather Diaries: July2023-08-01T11:05:06-07:00

The Weather Diaries: June


Two Diaries, 150 years apart... This month's post only features 1873. It was a busy time on Ebenezer's farm. They got the wheat field planted which involved plowing, [...]

The Weather Diaries: June2023-06-20T07:43:02-07:00

The Weather Diaries: May


Two diaries, 150 years apart… In May 1873, the work of the farm was focused on preparing the fields and mending fence.  Plowing the fields generated lots of rock [...]

The Weather Diaries: May2023-06-02T11:33:03-07:00

The Weather Diaries: March


In March, Ebenezer and his son Charles attended Town Meeting and the district School Meeting. Charles agreed to have the teacher live with them for the first term of [...]

The Weather Diaries: March2023-04-23T06:26:23-07:00

The Weather Diaries: February


In February, Ebenezer was not as careful at tracking the temperature. The big events included going to court to a hearing about the insufficient roads (today's Main Street area [...]

The Weather Diaries: February2023-03-03T07:35:39-07:00

The Weather Diaries: January


In January Ebenezer tracks the temperature, noting the days as pleasant even in the deep cold of winter. He notes traveling to “the River,” which was the Connecticut River [...]

The Weather Diaries: January2023-02-20T14:08:37-07:00
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