This Day in Binghamton History: Catching a gigantic fish (1868)


JULY 20 – Today’s Binghamton history fact takes us back to 1868.

153 years ago today a little boy is out fishing when he hooks something big.

With the help of several men, the gigantic bullhead fish is reeled in.

It weighs a whopping 155 pounds.

Back home in the 5th ward, there is “great rejoicing” over the catch.

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