This Day in Binghamton History, the girl with the parasol


APRIL 13 – Today in Binghamton History is the Girl with the Parasol.

In 1852, a girl on the street is harassed mercilessly by a group of young men.

The girl attempted to fight them off with her parasol, however, the Constable arrived and determined the girl was “causing a scene.”

He arrested her and put her in jail.

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