The Rest of the Story
From the Herald Archives
March 11, 2021
Reprinted from the Herald of Dec. 6, 1945.
That the old town of Martinsburg during the past fifty years has made progress in some ways, but in other ways has almost stood still, might be indicated by a comparison of conditions of that early day with the present.
The editor in The Herald fifty years ago pointed out what Martinsburg had and what it did not have.
The Herald of today is listing some of the things that the community then had: A good newspaper, a hotel, a bakery, two livery stables, four plumbers, an attorney, two barbers, three merchant tailors, two tin shops, two jewelers, a dr...