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75 Years Ago

Man Dies in Plane Crash


Herald of Aug. 1, 1946

A Martinsburg youth who fought through some of the bloodiest campaigns of the war in the Pacific was set to be buried. Willard S. Hoover was killed instantly when the light plane he was piloting nose-dived in Barney’s Hill in McKee.

Four young ladies from the Cove were chosen to represent four of the towns during the Blair County Centennial celebration on the queen’s court for “Our American Girls.” They were Doris Gates, Miss Roaring Spring; Betty Mae Wineland, Miss Martinsburg; Helen Zeilinger, Miss Williamsburg; and Edith Dukeman, Miss Curryville.

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