Sunday, October 27, 2013

Historical News and Notes: Welsh Strawbridge Injured

Welsh Strawbridge after a fall.
Photo courtesy of the Horsham Preservation & Historical Association.
The following notice appeared in the October 27, 1911 New York Tribune.

Philadelphia, Oct. 26. - Welsh Strawbridge, a well known clubman, was injured yesterday by a fall from his horse at the Whitemarsh Club. He was rendered unconscious by the accident. Mr. Strawbridge is a member of the Philadelphia Cricket and Radnor Hunt clubs.

The Library of Congress has made historic newspapers dating from 1836-1920 available through its Chronicling America series.

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