100 Years Ago
Magazine Honors Blacksmith
July 8, 2021
Herald of July 8, 1921
George Gorsuch, famous for his miniature horseshoes, added to his world-wide reputation with a full-page article and picture in the American Magazine. Written by Cornelius Vanderbilt Jr., it was a personal tribute to the blacksmith, his skill and list for famous notables the world over. A copy of the article was forwarded from a former Williamsburger, Harry Fulton Ake, secretary-treasurer of the Hardwood Co. of Chicago.
Starting July 13, stores and business places in Roaring Spring were giving their employees summer vacation time by closing at noon each Wednesday dur...