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100 Years Ago

Destructive Storms Hit


Herald of July 11, 1919

The most destructive storms known to present residents passed over this end of the county on Saturday afternoon and Sunday afternoon. The storm of Saturday was heaviest over the Roaring Spring district and through the Gap.

The storm Sunday afternoon however, raged with such fury as to be almost beyond description. Again the storm swept through the Gap over Roaring Spring, East Sharpsburg, Dry Gap, Plum Creek and across, striking Piney Creek north of town. Torrents of rain and hail fell.

The farmers in the district were the heaviest losers. Roaring Spring was hit hard...

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