Soldier's Home Purchased
75 Years Ago
October 20, 2022
Herald of Oct. 23, 1947
The D. Merl Tipton Post, No 43, Martinsburg completed negotiations to purchase the boyhood home of the soldier whose name the post adopted. The property was located at West Allegheny and Ann streets, and consisted of a large dwelling, barn, and 19 acres of land, including five dwelling lots along West Allegheny St. Tipton was one of the first Blair County soldiers killed in World War I.
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