Part I of this series dealt with the history of Michael Becker's ownership of the Harrison Brewery at Ninth and Harrison streets and the use of Watson's springs by German families.
Conflict between Roman Catholics and Protestants in the United States, which began in the American colonies, peaked when masses of European immigrants arrived in the 19th century.
One hundred years ago, The Quincy Daily Herald printed a regular column of household tips and advice called "Sister Mary's Kitchen."
Peter and Gertrude Gost arrived in Quincy in 1838, and in 1849 lived in Deutschen Stadt, or Germantown. It was one of the city's poorest neighborhoods, between Fifth and Sixth and York and State streets.