Tri-City Ledger -

By Jim Stanton
Guest Columnist 

The year without a summer- again?


April 12, 2018

With the weather still somewhat cool for this time of the year, it makes me think back to when I was about ten years old. What I'm thinking about would later become known as the year without a summer, which was the year of 1816. I first heard of the year without a summer not from history books in school but from my grandmother (1888-1983) and great-grandmother (1858-1964) they had been told about it by their parents and grandparents, their grandparents actually lived through the year without a summer.

Here I will say if you are in the least bit interested in your family history and have gr...

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