May 1, 2024

Bakerton wins 8-2, Shenandoah Jct.

New Notes From Shenandoah Jct. Shenandoah Junction, July 11.– Mr. H. J. Boyd, of Bridgeport, Conn. and Mr. C. W. Myers and family left Monday on a long motor trip to the eastern shores. They expect […]
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 […]
December 21, 2023

Two Youthful Fisherman Die As One Tries to Save Other

Double funeral services for Terry Lee Gifft, 10, and his cousin, Wallace Eugene Gray, 14, of near Bakerton, who drowned Wednesday in a quarry near Harpers Ferry, will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at the […]
December 21, 2023

Obituary: Harvey L. Eichelberger

Harvey Lee Eichelberger, 72, died on Tuesday after a long illness, in Washington County Hospital, Hagerstown. He was a resident of Downsville. Born in Jefferson County, W. Va., he was a son of the late George […]
November 12, 2023

Flanagan, Myers; Approaching Marriage Announced

Mr. and Mrs. William Bowman announce the approaching marriage of their sister, Miss Martha Lee Flanagan, of Bakerton, to Mr. James M. Myers, of Shepherdstown. The marriage will take place at Bakerton August 27th.
November 6, 2023

Hotel Arrivals – Entler Hotel & Virginia Hotel

HOTEL ARRIVALS.ENTLER HOTEL — Major Henry Hagan, Proprietor. D. S. Eichelberger, Jr., Geo. Stanley, Martinsburg; R. W. Grove, Noah Myers, Dr. Russell, C. G. Biggs, W. W. Cronise, Sharpsburg; W. C. Hayes, W. H. Kleinsmith, Baltimore; […]
October 5, 2023

Shenandoah Valley Railroad Position Changes

Mr. Nelson Wilson, who for several years has been section boss on the Shenandoah Valley Railroad, with headquarters at Charlestown, has been changed over to Shepherdstown to take Mr. Pat Murray’s place, who has been transferred […]
October 3, 2023

John Martin Welsh and wife, Clara Dae Myers.

A portrait of John Martin Welsh with his wife, Clara Dae Myers Welsh. Early 1900’s.
July 28, 2023

Raid excitement still prevails.

The utmost excitement still prevails in this region, caused from a telegraphic dispatch, received from New York, by Mr. Barbour of Harper’s Ferry, stating that a band of armed men will come from that State, to […]
July 22, 2023

Still they come (Hog Statistics)

The hog statistics are still coming in. Mr. Frank M. Moler, near Bakerton, killed five last week that averages 833 pounds each. The largest weighed 390 pounds. Mr. Isaac Kidwiler, near the same place, killed one […]
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 22, 2020

Guy Allen Is Drowned.

Guy Allen Is Drowned While Swimming In Potomac River. Women Wandering Along River Bank Near Dargan Discover Body of Bakerton Man — Duffey Gives Verdict of Accidental Death. Guy Allen, 25 year old Bakerton W. Va., […]
May 22, 2020

Countian Is Fatally Hurt, Bakerton

COUNTIAN IS FATALLY HURT.Theodore P. Griffin, 28, Killed IN Blast At Lime Plant. Theodore P. Griffin, 28, of Samples Manor, was instantly killed and Daniel Myers and William Johnson, both of Dargan, and Charles Farley of […]
May 22, 2020

Obituary: Annie G. Ingram

Mrs. Annie Gertrude Ingram, widow of Chas. W. Ingram, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Phil Jamison, Sharpsburg, Monday at 10:30 p.m., aged 75. She was born and reared in Bakerstown, W. Va., and […]
May 20, 2020

Shepherdstown Graded School Commencement

May 19, 2020

Obituary: George W. Caton

Mr. George W. Caton, a well-known resident of this vicinity, died on Christmas day at his home near the cement mill, a mile or two below town. Mr. Caton had been in bad health for a […]
May 19, 2020

May Term, 1909 – List of Jurymen

List of Jurymen. The following petit jurors have been summoned to serve during the May term of the Jefferson Circuit Court:Joshua Davis, J. G. Gibson, W. C. Daniels, S. L. Hardesty, S. S. Polhamous, P. M. […]
August 13, 2019

Obituary: Albin Payne Lloyd

Spirit of Jefferson Farmers Advocate, Charles Town WV July 6 1950 , page 6-A: Funeral services were held in the Church of God on Monday June 26th for Mr. Albin Payne Lloyd who passed away on […]