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125 Years Ago

Herald Hoists Large Flag


September 2, 2021

Herald of Sept. 3, 1896

Shortly after noon on Monday “Old Glory” was flung to the breeze over the Herald office from an iron staff, composed of sections of gas pipe placed in position to a height of 40 feet. The starry banner is four by seven feet in size and came through the courtesy of the Pittsburgh Publishing Co.

S.B. Lysinger Esq. of Martinsburg, was revealed as the writer of a long-running column of local news for an Altoona newspaper. His correspondence was published under the name “Matters Man.”

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