EvidenceCollection: The Baltimore Sun

October 20, 1894

Bakerton stone paves streets of Brunswick.

Four carloads of crushed limestone were received today from Bakerton, W. Va., and have been placed on the streets of Brunswick, which were lately graded. The work of street improvement is being pushed rapidly along, and […]
October 13, 1899

Thomas Boyer not expected to recover from Ore Bank accident.

Thomas Boyer, of Stumptown, near Sharpsburg, was yesterday struck in the head by a large rock in the Virginia Ore mines, near Bakerton, and he is not expected to recover.
August 28, 1896

Harpers Ferry druggist, Miskimmon, Arrested for Assault/Threats to Kill Bakerton Lime Superintendent.

E. M. Miskimmon, a druggist of Harper’s Ferry, was arrested and tried today on a warrant sworn out before Justice O. F. Gallaher by Mr. S. W. Bratt, superintendent of the Washington Building Lime Company of […]
May 25, 1910

Marriage Announcement, C. E. Kaldenback to Blanche Pywell

MARYLAND WEDDINGSRockvlle, Md., May 24.– Miss Blanche Irene Pywell and Charles Edward Kaldenback, both of College Park, Md., were married in Rockville yesterday afternoon by Rev. W. D. Keene, of the Southern Methodist Church.
August 22, 1915

Patrick Higgins Was Shot During Abolitionist Raid

Patrick Higgins, On Guard At Harpers Ferry Bridge, Was Shot By John Brown When The Abolitionists’ Raid Occurred. JUST as the roll of a drum quickens the step of the old soldiers and rekindles within them […]
December 27, 1908

Higgins, Memories of John Brown & The Raiders

A Veteran Railroad Man’s Memories of John Brown and the Raiders of 1859 HARPER’S FERRY, W. VA., Dec. 26.NEXT Tuesday will mark the anniversary of the execution of John Brown and his band of raiders at […]
December 29, 1903

Obituary: Dennis M. Daniels

DENNIS M. DANIELS.[Special Dispatch to the Baltimore Sun.] FREDERICK, MD., Dec. 28. — Mr. Dennis M. Daniels, who recently moved here from Bakerton, W. Va., died yesterday, aged 76 years. He was twice married. The children […]
August 29, 1911

Obituary: Benjamin J. Lewis

Hagerstown. — Benjamin J. Lewis, 58 years old, a well-known resident of Hagerstown, died Monday at his home. He removed to this city 22 years ago from Sample’s Manor. His widow and seven children survive.
October 23, 1910

Howard Man Sent To Prison

Charlestown, W. Va., Oct. 22 — In the Circuit Court here yesterday Judge Faulkner sentenced John Shipley to 18 months in the West Virginia Penitentiary for committing a felonious assult on John Moore, superintendent of the […]
November 28, 1850

Antietam Iron Ore Bank for Sale

FOR SALE OR LEASE — A portion of the ORE BANK known as the Virginia Ore Bank of the Antietam Iron Works. It is situated immediately on the Potomac and Canal, near Harper’s Ferry. The quality […]
November 3, 1903

A Man Beheaded at Ore Bank, Flanagan Barn Burned.

A MAN BEHEADED. Run Over By A Tramcar Near Shepherdstown— Barn Burned.[Special Dispatch to the Baltimore Sun.] SHEPHERDSTOWN, W. VA., Nov 2. — A young man by the name of Walters, about 18 years of age, […]