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How Agnes Hit the Rest of the Cove

Fifty years later, there is still no doubt that Williamsburg, sitting along the bank of the little Juniata River, suffered the worst damage from Agnes. But other areas of the Cove were impacted as well. The following accounts are from the archives of the Morrisons Cove Herald.

Martinsburg – Martinsburg Borough Manager Joseph C. Beach said the worst damage in the area was a washout of a road leading to the borough’s reservoir on Lock Mountain. Area residents were also advised to boil their drinking water after a sample taken from the Morrisons Cove Home showed some contamination. The Mar...

 

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