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75 Years Ago

Fire to Century-Old House

Herald of Feb. 3, 1949

Flames raced through the second floor and attic of the century-old farm house on the Albert Forshey farm on the northern edge of Martinsburg, doing $3,000 in damage. Mr and Mrs. Paul Showalter, tenants of the farm, lost $800 in furniture and clothing.

Jacob N. Byers and wife Annie (Lamborn) Byers celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 2. Mr. Byers was a mortician and lifelong resident of Woodbury.

Helen Tipton King, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Homer L. Tipton of Martinsburg, earned a Master of Education degree in physical education at the University of Pittsburgh...


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