This Day in Binghamton History: Ban lifted for railroad employees

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AUGUST 23 – Today in 1879, a ban was lifted for railroad employees.

Until August of 1879, Erie Railroad employees had been forbidden from flirting.

This was in order to get back to more “carefree” times.

This Day in Binghamton History facts are taken from a calendar written by the Broome County Historical Society.

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