EvidenceCollection: Shenandoah Herald

February 17, 1913

Smallpox Spreads from Bakerton

Smallpox has broken out in the neighborhood of Benonville, Warren county, 15 miles north of Luray. It is supposed the smallpox originated from the return of several men to that community from Bakerton, W. Va., where […]
January 24, 1913

Smallpox outbreak at Bakerton.

It is said that there are ten cases of smallpox among the colored population at Bakerton, Jefferson county.
July 1, 1904

Young School Teacher Assaulted near Peacher’s Mill

ASSAULTED BY A NEGRO.Young School Teacher in Jefferson County the Victim. Harpers Ferry, W. Va., June 27. A most horrible assault case occurred here this afternoon on the River Road, near Peachers Mill, about two miles […]