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100 Years Ago

Fire Destroys Barn

Herald of Sept. 1, 1922

A large barn on the farm of the Rev. D.N. Nissley was completely destroyed by fire, burning the building, machinery, horses and the entire season’s crops. The cause was unknown, and the loss was set in excess of $10,000. Rev. Nissley was a member of the hardware firm of Nissley and Casper. The loss was partly covered by insurance.

Mrs. Alice Rhule and Mrs. Havice Shelly spent a day at the South Williamsburg home of the former’s daughter, Mrs. George Greaser, helping to cook for the silo fillers.

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Mock and daughter Fern, with a party of friends from B...


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