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Dynamite Used in R.S.

125 Years Ago


Herald of June 27, 1895

Dynamite was being used in Roaring Spring for the excavation of a site for Druggist Harr’s new dwelling. The concussions were making the village quake.

The ladies of the Martinsburg Methodist Church held a festival in the Odd Fellows Building.

A.O. Dilling was building a new stable at the rear end of his premises in Martinsburg.

The editor commented that it appeared Martinsburg would have such a quiet Fourth of July that it would remind residents of a Puritan Sabbath.

Herbert Green was injured, though not seriously, in an accident at the Roaring Spring paper mill....

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