December 4, 2020

Married (Shepherdstown, Oct 8 1850)

MARRIED. On the 2nd instant, by the Rev. Mr. Schmucker, Mr. Jacob Saylor of Cumberland, Md., to Miss Laura L. Vincenheller of Shepherdstown. On the 25th […]
May 29, 2020

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 […]
May 21, 2020

The C. &. 0. Canal, 1892

The Cumberland News of Monday says: “In a few more days, perhaps a fortnight, signs of life will again be seen on the canal. During the […]
May 21, 2020

C&O Canal Construction Costs

The distance by the line of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal from the guard lock at Cumberland to tide-water at Georgetown is 184.4 miles. The canal […]
October 24, 2018

Obituary: Kate Tearney Walsh

IN MEMORIAM. Died, October 8th, 1873, after a long illness, KATE L., daughter of Edward and Jane E. Tearney, of Harper’s Ferry, and wife of John […]
September 18, 2018

Flooding on Canal & B&O

FRESHET. — Rain commenced falling on Monday and continued with slight intermission up to Wednesday noon, causing the Potomac to swell higher than it has been […]
June 22, 2018

Fannie Flanagan: SUNK!

Canal Boat Sunk. The canal boat Fannie Flanagan, of Harper’s Ferry, ran on a rock in Big Slack Water, on Saturday, knocking a hole in the […]