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75 Years Ago

Fire Take Farm House


October 17, 2019

Herald of Oct. 19, 1944

In one of the most stubborn fires known in the central section of the Cove for years, the nearly 80-year-old 9-room solid brick farm dwelling of Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Wareham in Taylor township, a half mile west of Pecks Station and three miles southwest of Martinsburg, was destroyed by fire yesterday afternoon. The loss, it is estimated, to building and contents will be between $8,000 and $10,000. Insurance to the amount of $2,400 was carried on the building, but there was no insurance on the household goods, furnishings and personal belongings which were destroyed and...

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