October 5, 2023

Harpers Ferry & Bolivar Items

On the paling fences vines are still trailing their green length. The cosmos of white and pink blossoms and every variety of dahlia are in many yards. Father Collins, who has returned from Richmond, says the […]
October 5, 2023

Catholic Cemetery Englargement

Rev. Father Collins is having the Catholic cemetery at Harpers Ferry enlarged.
August 21, 2023

Exner–Higgins Marriage

Exner–Higgins. Mr. Lawrence Exner, of McKeesport, Pa., and Miss Mary Higgins, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Higgins, were married on Tuesday evening last, in St. Peter’s Catholic Church, Harpers Ferry, by Rev. Father Collins. The […]
December 11, 2020

St. Patrick’s Day.

To the Editor of the Virginia Free Press.Harpers Ferry, 19th March, 1833. DEAR SIR: — Before I enter upon an account of the celebration of St. Patrick’s day at Harpers-Ferry, the most romantic spot in Virginia, […]