This Day in Binghamton History: The Lindbergh rumor (1927)


JUNE 18 – Today in 1927, people in Binghamton gear up for an exciting time.

Following the rumor that Charles Lindbergh will be flying over the city in “Spirit of St. Louis,” multiple residents prepare to skygaze.

The news is such a big deal that schools even let out early.

With the roofs of downtown buildings full of eager gazers, it turns out that it was all a rumor.

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