We are certain that the Thanksgiving dinner served in Skidmore by the ladies of the M. E. Church was superb. Here’s the invitation from the November 5, 1908 Skidmore New Era: The ladies of the M. E. Church South will… Read moreHappy Thanksgiving
We’re wishing for bargains like these for our own Thanksgiving grocery trip. Here are some reasons to trade with R. B. Foster from the November 17, 1910 Skidmore New Era (Skidmore, Missouri): Advertisement reads, “Thanksgiving dinner specialties. Cranberries, 3 quarts… Read moreThanksgiving Dinner Specialties at R. B. Foster
If you are beginning your Thanksgiving dinner plans and have a time machine handy, all you need to do is see Wayman McGinness in Skidmore, Missouri in 1923:
Advertisement for a “magnificent grocery stock” at Barrett Mercantile Co., “The Store of the People,” in Skidmore, Missouri in 9115.
If you don’t feel like cooking, hop in your time machine and head back to Skidmore for dinner in 1905. From the November 23, 1905 Skidmore New Era, page 1: Thanksgiving Dinner. According to the standing rule the ladies of… Read moreAll this, and possum, too
An update from another Skidmore soldier boy appeared in the December 13, 1917 Skidmore News: A Letter from Georgia Chickamauga Park, Ga., Dec. 1 Mr. W. J. Skidmore and Friends: I will try and write you once more and thank… Read moreLetters Home: Oppie Ross
As we give thanks here in the U.S., we remember Thanksgiving 1917 and the soldiers and sailors who were far from home. We also remember those who are serving our country overseas today, and we give thanks for their service… Read moreLetters Home: Quay Sewell
Lest you, too, be tempted to sleep and miss your station, we offer this warning from the November 25, 1898 Skidmore Standard: The joke is on Harry Hoblitzell; and since he will not treat, here goes. He was down to… Read moreA Thanksgiving Cautionary Tale