Monday, September 21, 2009

John Hamilton and Helen Melvina Groesbeck Morgan, Part 8

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This map marks the locations John Morgan sites in his journal from October 26 - November 16, 1883.

Trip continues, from John Morgan’s journal, University of Utah, Marriott Library, Special Collections.


October 27
Called on a number of the R. R. [Railroad] offices and attended to some business, then took carriage and drove through Tower Park to Shaws Garden, from there went to Zoological Garden and returned to Hotel late in the p.m.

October 28
Left for Louisville at 8 a.m. and arrived at 6:35 p.m. Raining very hard all day, almost.

October 29
Attended the Exposition today and saw a very fine show. A good exhibit of machinery and manufactures. Returned to the Hotel at 3:30 p.m. and remained during the evening.

October 30
Attended the Exposition today again. An extensive dog show among other things. Left Louisville for Cincinnati on the steamboat City of Madison. Met Anthony Thompson and two brothers during the evening. An effort was made to hold meeting on the boat, but it was prevented by a woman who refused to consent.

October 31
Arrived at Cin. At 8 a.m. and went to the Walnut St. House. Visited a number of R. R. offices. Secured passes from Mr. Wilson over the Cin. Sen. And from Mr. Egan through Mr. C. W. Parish. Visited the Incline and Zoological Gardens returning by way of the Acqueduct [sic] Street Car.

(To be continued.)

1 comment:

  1. Thank you for the map. It's great. What an endearing picture in your last post.