Leader Heraldhttp://www.leaderherald.com/page/category.detail/nav/5128/Our Old Timesen-usFri, 21 Oct 2016 08:53:43 EDTFri, 21 Oct 2016 08:53:43 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssCol. John Brown finally gets his monumenthttp://www.leaderherald.com/page/content.detail/id/608488.htmlThere remain many unanswerable questions regarding the life and death of Col. John Brown of Pittsfield, Mass., who died in the battle of Stone Arabia on his 36th birthday, Oct.Tue, 18 Oct 2016 00:00:00 EDTFirearms lecture planned for Oct. 27http://www.leaderherald.com/page/content.detail/id/608490.htmlFORT PLAIN - On Oct. 27 at 7 p.m., the Fort Plain Museum will present 350 years of firearms including the Hamilton/Burr dueling pistols by John Phillips. The presentation will take place at the museum, 389 Canal St.Tue, 18 Oct 2016 00:00:00 EDTOne man's quest to bury a murderesshttp://www.leaderherald.com/page/content.detail/id/607846.htmlWhat was a spurned young Amsterdam woman to do back in November 1895 when her handsome saloonkeeper lover rejected her? Why, shoot him of course. There was never any question about how Charles Landry died or who killed him.Mon, 3 Oct 2016 00:00:00 EDTOdd but interesting local news from the pasthttp://www.leaderherald.com/page/content.detail/id/607226.htmlWhile gathering material for these articles, sometimes other shorter, but still interesting, stories appear. This is a collection of such odd bits.Mon, 19 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTMoody elephant Alice paid visit to cemeteryhttp://www.leaderherald.com/page/content.detail/id/605955.htmlWe continue our August elephant tales, but no political bias is implied. Many of us know the legend of the elephant graveyard where aged elephants go to die, the location of which all elephants supposedly keep a deep secret.Mon, 22 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDT