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Dynamite Shakes Village

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 Peoples Party scheduled a state convention in Williamsport on the Fourth of July.

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 Morrisons Cove Herald editor commented that it appeared Martinsburg would have such a quiet Fourth of July that it would remind residents of a Puritan...

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