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100 Years Ago

Cemetery Upkeep Planned

Herald of March 28, 1924

The Fairview Cemetery Association arranged for owners to endow their lots for future upkeep with the purchase of tax free bonds. Only the interest would be used for grave upkeep, especially on plots of friends who no longer had caretakers. Urging the bond purchase, Secretary D.R. Earlenbaugh felt that “whatever we do for the dead, we do for ourselves, and Fairview would remain a worthy monument to Martinsburg and vicinity.

Two newly appointed Woodbury pastors delivered their first Sunday sermons: Rev. D.I. Pepple at the Church of Brethren, and the Rev. P.E. Stockslager...


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