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75 Years Ago

Barn Destroyed by Fire


February 11, 2021

Herald of Feb. 7, 1946

The large barn on the property of Mr. and Mrs. Milbert Snyder of Loysburg was destroyed by fire at noon, Friday, Feb. 1. The fire was thought to have started from a brooder stove. The barn had been remodeled for chicken raising and was equipped with six or seven brooders. The Snyders had 2,500 chickens. About 150 chickens were rescued.

Sgt. Walter E. Butler of Martinsburg, veteran of World War II, was awarded the Bronze Star Medal with the Oak Leaf Cluster for heroic actions. The citations given with the two awards described Sgt. Butler’s achievements in repairing w...

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