1862: Dr. Hawks makes her way South, towards mission work with the freedmen…
Thank goodness for online archives of historical imagery!
- Hansom cabs were still novelties in New York of the early 1860s.
At that time, a ride cost up to 75 cents per hour (1-2 people).
In 2013, CentralPark.com books rides at $110 per 45 minutes.
- Lovejoys Hotel (courtesy Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper) appears in this discussion of the 1864 New York hotel bombing plots.