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  • Creation of the General Store

    The Hubbard's [[General Store | General Store]] began life much the same was as [[Haskin's]], although the Supply Wagon that [[:general-store-owner | Wallace]] and his wife [[:general-store-owner-s-wife | Marsha]] drove around the small towns in Northern …

  • Rise of the Money Lender

    When a smart young man of Irish descent stopped in at the Hubbard's [[General Store]] one warm summer's afternoon, nobody in the fledgling town (with the possible exception of the gentleman himself) had any idea how central a figure he would become. …

  • The Hanging of Barney Quinn

    On the 4th of September, 1878, Barney Quinn was hung by the neck until dead. He had not faced trial, nor had he been convicted in accordance with any law, but he hanged for his crime nonetheless. Discerning the exact details of what had happened some …

  • The Arrival of the Casino

    Hoyle’s Hotel and Casino was a grand and surprising addition to the town’s growing main street. Springing up as if by magic, residents found it difficult to pin point exactly when it was built, but whatever the exact date, its creation sent a shockwave …