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Why Not a Lake Martinsburg?

75 Years Ago


March 11, 2021

Herald of March 7, 1946

The front page editorial urged Martinsburg citizens to investigate the need for a water storage reservoir–a Lake Martinsburg. The writer observed that a narrow and deep ravine located near the borough’s reservoir on Lock Mountain could be used to store water. The writer of the editorial, titled “Why not a Lake Martinsburg?” favored the construction of a lake over digging more wells.

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