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125 Years Ago

Picnic Planned

Herald of July 1, 1897

An old fashioned picnic to celebrate the Fourth of July was planned for July 5 since the holiday fell on a Sunday. The picnic was to be held in Snyder’s Grove, and all were welcome to attend. Planned activities included croquet, a lawn tennis tournament, music in the form of singing and bands, and a baseball game between the “fats” and the “leans”.

An alarmingly serious accident happened at the farm of Mr. Marshall Morgan at Millerstown. Two of Mr. Morgan’s sons started for the fields with a load of hay when a hay ladder fell from the wagon and spooked the horses. The dr...


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