The Demise of the Passenger Pigeon

A sad footnote to history — the extinction of a North American bird.

I doubt anyone or anything — newspapers, magazines, TV news shows or tweets — commemorates the landmark event of September 1, 1914. No drum roll, no banners, just a sad asterisk in history.

On September 1, 1914, Martha died.

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The shore is home. Folks visit in summer, but no one stops by in winter, so I write.

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Meryl Baer

The shore is home. Folks visit in summer, but no one stops by in winter, so I write.