Ribbon of the North

Luann Bourgeon, Baltimore Sun Mar. 28, 1835 Boom! Boom! Boom! Smoke fumed the Buffalo sky as the cannons of celebration roared, wakening the city from stillness. Marching band’s clarion along the Erie bank rendered the crispiness of the autumn air. Refreshing! Crowds of thousands, no matter young, old, rich, poor, men, women, white or black…