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100 Years Ago

Company Barn Burns at Mines


Herald of July 29, 1921

During a heavy rain storm, the Woodbury Land Co. Barn, located near the Mines store, was struck by lightning and burned to the ground. The seven-year-old structure contained the season’s hay and grain crops and much valuable machinery. Three men, Albert Deaner, William Matthews and Chester Deeter, and three boys, Kenneth Leonard, Edward Tate and Elmer Brown, were in the mow when the barn was struck and escaped injury. Storekeeper Brown’s team and wagon were lA new industry, the Cove Bottling Works, was to begin manufacturing all kinds of soft drinks in what was f...

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