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Search Results for "Garden Seeds"

Your search for posts with tags containing Garden Seeds found 5 posts

April 6

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “Seeds.” It was a sign of spring.  Just as advertisements for almanacs told readers of colonial newspapers that fall had arrived and the new year was coming, advertisements...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 6 Apr 2020

April 9

GUEST CURATOR: Bryant Halpin What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? New-Hampshire Gazette (April 7, 1769). “Garden Seeds.” In this advertisement from the New-Hampshire Gazette, shopkeeper John Adams promoted...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 9 Apr 2019

March 3

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Massachusetts Gazette (March 30, 1769). “WINE To be Sold by ROSANNA MOORE.” On many occasions Rosanna Moore would have been the only female entrepreneur advertising...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 30 Mar 2019


What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Boston-Gazette (February 20, 1769). “To be sold by Lydia Dyar … A Variety of sundry Garden Seeds.” It was a sign of spring, even though the season would not arrive...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 20 Feb 2019

March 15

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? South-Carolina Gazette and Country Journal (March 15, 1768).“A fresh assortment of GARDEN SEEDS, pease, beans and flower-roots.” James McCall stocked and sold a variety...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 15 Mar 2018

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