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Mark Simonson

December 1, 2012

South Kortright woman threw a heck of a party in 1940


In summing it up, The Stamford Mirror-Recorder said, “The courtesy shown by Mrs. McLean will undoubtedly result in increased and sympathetic interest in the cause she represents.”

On Monday: A group emerged in the early 1980s to preserve our local railroad history.

City Historian Mark Simonson’s column appears twice weekly. On Saturdays, his column focuses on the area during the Depression and before. His Monday columns address local history after the Depression. If you have feedback or ideas about the column, write to him at The Daily Star, or email him at His website is His columns can be found at

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