Monthly Archives: February 2017

The Johnstown Flood Kills More Than 2200 People

It all began when Henry Clay Frick, Andrew Carnegie, and several other Pittsburgh moguls decided to create an exclusive getaway in the Allegheny Mountains near the little town of South Fork. They bought a piece of property near Little Conemaugh … Continue reading

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President Cleveland has Secret Cancer Surgery

(Stephen) Grover Cleveland (1837-1908) was the only U.S. president to serve two nonconsecutive terms, making him both our 22nd and 24th presidents. He actually won three consecutive popular votes for president in 1884, 1888 and 1892, but lost the 1888 … Continue reading

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