December 22, 2023

Pony Express Team Wins Over Bakerton, 5 To 0

FUNKSTOWN RETAINS LEAD IN INDEPENDENT LOOPPony Express Team Wins Over Bakerton, 5 To 0. Jim Snyder, Phil Petry Combine to Hurl Shutout On July 4th; Stotler, Mercer Clout Back-To-Back Home Runs. Funkstown’s Pony Express baseball team […]
August 3, 2023

Internal Improvements, Canal & Railroad

INTERNAL IMPROVEMENT.– The spirit of improvement is certainly more animated than it has been in Virginia, since the check it received from the injudicious prosecution of the James River Improvement. Many important projects have been started […]
August 2, 2023

Canal sets completion date to Harpers Ferry

Chesapeake and Ohio Canal. — The Charlestown Free Press says that “Mr. Mercer assured the convention that the canal on the Potomac would be completed to Harper’s Ferry by the 1st of December, 1829.” The Press […]
December 4, 2019

Molers Crossroads History

Delving into old records of early land grants, you will find that tracts of land were taken up in this section along the Potomac River just as early as those nearer the tiny village of Mecklenburg […]