A Rip Van Winkle appeared in the Detroit Free Press (Detroit, Michigan) on 20 May 1870. I will need to do a little research to determine if the saloon-keeper was prosecuted or not. I do wonder if those young men ever consumed a large stock … Continue reading A Rip Van Winkle
SUNDAY AMUSEMENT. — There will be the usual excursion to Belle Isle to-day, and besides the other attractions, an open air brass band concert. This is becoming quite a place of resort. On Tuesday evening a ball will be given at the same place, under a large pavilion.
From The Detroit Free Press, 12 June 1870, Sunday, Page 1