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Martinsburg’s Brick Streets

Herald of May 23, 1919

The paving of Martinsburg’s main thoroughfare which was started last fall, is now completed. What is known as West Allegheny street has just recently been finished and was thrown open to the public late Saturday afternoon. South Market street and a portion of West Allegheny street were bricked and open to the public since last fall. The work was performed by the Standard contracting company of Altoona.

These two streets connect with improved highway on the south and west and are a credit to our town, as well as a permanent and substantial improvement. Considerable t...


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