Dynamite Shakes Village
125 Years Ago
July 2, 2020
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...