1854 was a rough year for Capt Truby of Gilpin Twp. His crops failed, his dad died, and his 3-year-old son lost his sight. But the Captain took in an orphan boy who helped him out.
Bachelor Capt Henry Truby of Gilpin Twp was a man of few words when writing his diary back in 1844. Here’s what the Captain was up to exactly 176 years ago, in the days leading up to Valentine’s day.