Tag: 1770s

Personal Ads of the 18th Century

The Toast shares ten real personal ads from the 18th Century from gentlemen looking for hook-ups, widows with benefits and, sometimes, marriage. But mostly hook-ups. “A Young Gentleman, desirous of avoiding a promiscuous Connection with the Fair Sex in this Town, wishes to form an Attachment with some […]

Ghost Stories of Old New York

The Bowery Boys present their annual Halloween podcast, with terrifying tales of Old New York: “For this episode, we’ve decided to go truly old-school, reaching back to old legends and tales from the years of theĀ Revolutionary War and early 19th century. Ā  These ghosts have two things in […]