May 1, 2024

Martinsburg Carpenter Killed at Bakerton

Carpenter Killed by Fall.Special to The Washington Post. Harpers Ferry, W. Va., April 22.— C. A. Adams, a carpenter, from Martinsburg, while working on a scaffold at Bakerton to-day, fell and broke his neck. The body […]
December 21, 2023

Funds Voted, M. D. Welsh, Jr. Correspondent

Funds Voted.M. D. WELSH, JR.Tri-State Correspondent CHARLES TOWN, W. Va. — Authorization of expenses incurred by the special school bond election Tuesday and funds for remodeling the Page Jackson school building were voted Wednesday night by […]
August 1, 2023

Sale of Harpers Ferry Armory Property

For some months since the people of our section of country have looked forward to this expected sale of the valuable government property at Harper’s Ferry with much interest, and we are glad to chronicle that […]
May 22, 2020

Bakerton, 1892 Report

COMMUNICATED.Bakerton, W. Va. February 2, 1892 DEAR EDITOR– As your correspondent, with many others of this community, has been so unfortunate as to have the grippe, you have had no news from this section for some […]
May 8, 2018

1870 Census: Alfred Myers Household

tho 1st District, Washington County, Maryland as enumerated by Jno. M. Mentzer House Number: 27   Name Age Sex Profession Birthplace Alfred Myers* 40 M work in Stone Quarry Maryland Mary Jane Myers 38 F Keeping House […]