Thrown From Horse at Holyoke

by Laurel | July 7th, 2009

July 7, 1907, page 4
Thrown From Horse at Holyoke
Daughter of George C. Gill Has a Narrow Escape.

What narrowly escaped being a serious accident occurred on Northampton street in Holyoke last evening. George C. Gill and daughter were riding their horses down Northampton street, when the horse ridden by Miss Gill became frightened at a passing automobile, and becoming unmanageable, threw her to the ground. The horse fell a little later, breaking its leg, and it was necessary to shoot it. Fortunately, aside from the shock, Miss Gill was uninjured.

Excerpted from the Springfield Republican.

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