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125 Years Ago

Indian Massacre Site Marked

Herald of May 19, 1899

Members of the Heffner Post 166, Grand Army of the Republic, were searching for a spot on the Fisher Farm in Woodcock Valley where Captain Philips and his company of 14 men were massacred by Indians over 100 years ago. It was the intention of the post to erect a monument by public subscription.

The correspondent from the village of Brumbaugh reported that the bark peeling season was about over and some persons were not nearly through yet.

A stable on the premises of Mrs. H.C. Nicodemus of Locust St., Martinsburg was struck by lightning with considerable damage resulting....


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