Herdic

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  • Info A herdic is a type of horse-drawn carriage, used as an omnibus, invented by Peter Herdic of Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania in 1881.
  • Herdic attended school for just a few years while he worked on his mother's farm.
  • Come, people, let's get back in the herdic, for we have a long journey ahead of us. Cited from The Sorrows of a Show Girl, by Kenneth McGaffey
  • The church structure was given to the parish by Peter Herdic.
  • They got into the herdic, and as it drove off he took out his watch and saw that she had been absent just three minutes. Cited from The Age of Innocence, by Edith Wharton
  • Herdic would go on to become one of the wealthiest men in Pennsylvania.
  • Peter Herdic used his wealth and political connections to buy the votes of many of the members of the assembly.
  • Located in the district and separately listed is the Peter Herdic House.
  • Peter Herdic was knocked down, but he was not knocked out.
  • Herdic was able to profit from this since the trains would now deposit their passengers at the door of his opulent hotel.
  • Peter Herdic's name will live on forever in the dictionary.
  • Peter Herdic left his mark on Williamsport through churches, homes, hotels and other real estate developments.
  • The first herdic cabs carried up to eight passengers.
  • Herdic donated large amounts of land and money to various churches in Williamsport.
  • He waited, pacing up and down before the herdic. Cited from The Age of Innocence, by Edith Wharton
  • It was one of Herdic's few business ventures that was not profitable.
  • Peter Herdic donated the land and or building materials for several of Williamsport's oldest and historic churches.
  • "Good-by, Mr. Herdic!" he said, extending his hand. Cited from Golden Days for Boys and Girls, Vol. XIII, Nov. 28, 1891, by Various
  • His invention the herdic was a small two wheeled carriage that was towed by a horse.
  • And if you want to be comfortable in a herdic, sit sidewise and pretend that the seat is a horse. Cited from In the Riding-School; Chats With Esmeralda, by Theo. Stephenson Browne
  • This was followed almost immediately by the Herdic Phaeton Company.
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