December 10, 2023

Letter From Captain Kearney.

Letter From Captain Kearney.Alexandria, Va.Jan. 27, 1902. DEAR REGISTER– While you are always a welcome visitor at our home, you often bring me sadness. I was very sorry to hear of the death of comrade J. […]
November 12, 2023

Obit: Mrs. Martha J. Moler

It is with much regret that we record the death of Mrs. Martha J. Moler, the beloved wife of Mr. Jacob S. Moler, which occurred at her home near Bakerton last Sunday morning. Mrs. Moler had […]
October 3, 2023

“Tough Bunch”; Samuel Knott’s Store

“Tough Bunch” gathered in front of Samuel Knott’s store in Bakerton. L to R: Samuel Knott, John Martin Welsh, Robert Hoffman, Roy Hoffmaster, Wallace Grim, Grover Mills, Unidentified
August 21, 2023

Owen Higgins, Captured Coat of Custer

Captured Coat of General Custer. Mr. Owen Higgins, of Baltimore, the man who captured the uniform of General Custer, the famous army officer and Indian-fighter, during the Civil War, and who took part in many daring […]
August 2, 2023

Jefferson County Re-Districted.

JEFFERSON COUNTYRe-Districted.—State of West VirginiaJefferson County, Sct. In the County Court,January Term, 1876.2nd Day. At a County Court continued and held for said County, the 18th day of January, 1876, the following order was made and […]
August 2, 2023

A Large Political Demonstration

A Great Demonstration. We don’t know how it used to be in old times, but it is certain that the younger generation has never seen a political demonstration in Shepherdstown equal to that of Tuesday night […]
July 22, 2023

Considering A New Road

At the May term of the County Court of Jefferson county, in the matter of the petition of Charles H. Knott and others for the opening or changing a county road from Teague’s run up the […]
July 17, 2023

Railroad to Knott Quarry and Ore Bank

It is reported that Mr. Ahl, owner of the Virginia ore bank, and the Messrs. Knott, who owns the limestone quarries, have about completed arrangement for the construction of a branch railroad from the B. & […]
December 10, 2020

To Save The Canal

Pursuant to the call issued by the committee of citizens of Williamsport appointed for the purpose some time ago, a convention to take action with reference to the preservation of the Chesapeake and Ohio canal as […]
December 4, 2020

Special Commissioners’ Sale

SPECIAL COMMISSIONERS’ SALE OF A VALUABLE FARM, IN JEFFERSON COUNTY, WEST VA. By virtue of three several Decrees rendered by the Circuit Court of Jefferson County, West Virginia, on the 26th day of April, 1878, on […]
December 4, 2020

Shepherdstown: List of Letters

LIST OF LETTERSRemaining in the post office at Shepherdstown, for the quarter ending July 1, 1857: John Andrews, Wm. Brashears, Rolen Bowers, Valentine Bearmam, Martin Chiller, Edward Connor, Anthony Carnine — 3, Esekeit T. Chambers, George […]
May 23, 2020

B&O Projected Route

[…] By the projected route through Jefferson and Berkeley counties referred to (the original B. & O. survey), the road would not only touch Shepherdstown, where it would be given a hearty welcome, as was given […]
May 22, 2020

This Old-Fashioned Winter.

This good old fashioned winter is still with us. It has stayed with us until most people are quite willing to see it depart. Last Friday afternoon a snow storm set in from the north-east and […]
May 22, 2020

An Evening Drive (to Bakerton).

The REGISTER man took a drive the other evening down to Bakerton by way of Moler’s Cross Roads, and he has thought that what he noticed might not be uninteresting in print. The first impression is […]
May 22, 2020

A Narrow Escape, Knott, Hoffmaster.

Mrs. Samuel Knott and Mrs. James Hoffmaster, of the vicinity of Moler’s Cross Roads, had a very narrow escape from death or serious injury last Saturday afternoon. They were driving to town in a stick wagon, […]
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 22, 2020

B&O Railroad Agreement, Knott, Ore Bank

It is reported that Mr. Ahl, owner of the Virginia ore bank, and the Messrs. Knott, who owns the limestone quarries, have completed arrangement for the construction of a branch railroad from the B. & O. […]
May 20, 2020

Entertainment at Moler’s

An audience of about one hundred and fifty ladies and gentlemen attended Mr. Jacob Knott’s entertainment at Bethesda Church, December 24th, which consisted of recitations and dialogues. All did remarkably well according to age and opportunity, […]