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Roaring Spring Ditches Dug

 

September 30, 2021



Herald of Oct. 1, 1896

Ditches were being dug almost everywhere in Roaring Spring for the laying o0f heating pipes, and radiators were arriving by the score.

Not since the Flood of 1889 had a storm caused as much damage as one that struck Sept. 29. Many fields were ruined and a great deal of corn was washed away. The railroad track at Henrietta was badly damaged and the train could not continue beyond Martinsburg, where it arrived six hours late.

The schools of North Woodbury Township opened on Sept. 28.

The quarterly conference services of the Methodist Church were being held in the new ch...



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