Newlyweds in Torah, Minnesota

According to information in an article in the St. Cloud Times in July 2015, the town of Richmond, Minnesota, was officially called Torah for nineteen years, from 1890 until 1909.  It had been called Richmond informally by locals before that, but when the town was incorporated in 1890, the name Richmond was already in use at... Continue Reading →

Twins of Watertown, New York

They must be two sets of twins.  The back of this CDV doesn't tell us anything about them, but it does identify the photographer, C. W. Gill.   I didn't find anything about Gill online.  The Hubbard Block was built on Public Square by Volney Stow Hubbard in 1868, which is about when this photo was... Continue Reading →

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