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100 Years Ago

Park Dedicated

Herald of Aug. 18, 1922

Thursday of last week was an eventful day for Martinsburg. On that day the Memorial park, well known as Snyder grove, was dedicated as a public park to the memory of the soldier boys of the Cove. Fully five thousand people were present to enjoy the day and participate in the dedication. This event was made possible through the efforts of Mary Ashcom and other citizens of the Cove.

The sixth annual Blair county fair opened Tuesday morning at the Driving Park near Altoona, with every department crowded to capacity and weather conditions ideal. The poultry display was the...


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