October 5, 2023

Kain–Boler Wedding

There was a very pretty wedding (the first in that edifice) in St. James’ Catholic Church in this place last Wednesday morning, the principals being Policeman Thomas J. Kain and Miss Ella Boler. The ceremony was […]
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 5, 2023

In Memoriam: Edward Tearney

Died, February 16, 1902, at Harper’s Ferry, West Virginia, Edward Tearney, aged eighty four years and fourteen days. Mr. Tearney was a native of Ireland, but in his infancy he was brought to this country, and […]
August 18, 2023

Kaldenback: Member of Noisy Euchre Club

The Noisy Euchre Club held its first prize game at the residence of the president, A. W. Neff, 434 I street northwest, Wednesday, March 7. The ladies’ prize was won by Mrs. T. D. Shnopp. The […]
August 18, 2023

C. E. Kaldenback Land Purchase

REAL ESTATE.The Official Transfers, as Recorded To-day. Messrs. Danenhower & Son, real-estate brokers, 1226 F street northwest, report the following transfers in real estate in the District to-day, as compiled by them from the official records […]
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 […]
July 18, 2023

War Claims, West Virginia

WAR CLAIMS. — A Washington correspondent to the Wheeling Register, under date of March 3, says: — There are a good many people in West Virginia who are interested in claims already presented and to be […]
July 18, 2023

Death of E. Morton Lackland

We very much regret to chronicle the death of Mr. E. Morton Lackland, which took place on Thursday of last week, the 9th of March, by suicide, at his home near Charlestown, in this county. He […]
December 10, 2020

Events from 1832 – 1837, The Cholera

Early in the spring of 1832 the news went abroad over the country that Asiatic cholera, then but little known in this country, had appeared in Montreal. A vague alarm was left, which was increased among […]
December 4, 2020

Married (Shepherdstown, Oct 8 1850)

MARRIED. On the 2nd instant, by the Rev. Mr. Schmucker, Mr. Jacob Saylor of Cumberland, Md., to Miss Laura L. Vincenheller of Shepherdstown. On the 25th ult., by the Rev. Mr. Furlong, Samuel R. Snyder to […]
May 22, 2020

Antietam Iron Ore Bank for Sale

FOR SALE OR LEASE — A portion of the ORE BANK known as the Virginia Ore Bank of the Antietam Iron Works. It is situated immediately on the Potomac and Canal, near Harper’s Ferry. The quality […]
January 4, 2020

Release: William Flanagan

Deed Book 32. Page 463. A. Hunter to release Wm. Flanagan Whereas by a deed dated January 12, 1849 William Flanagan of the County of Jefferson conveyed to Andrew Hunter as trustee to secure the payment […]
July 31, 2018

Rev. Wilson Dies at Baltimore

Rev. Father Thomas J. Wilson, who some years ago was the rector of the Catholic churches of Harper’s Ferry and Shepherdstown, died last week in a hospital in Baltimore. He had been located for some time […]
July 19, 2018

Circuit Court, May 1911 Term

The regular May term of the Circuit Court for Jefferson county began in Charles Town on Tuesday, with Judge E. Boyd Faulkner on the bench. Judge Faulkner delivered the usual charge to the grand jury, which […]
July 13, 2018

1920 Census: George Eichelberger Household

Sharpsburg District (E.D. 1), Washington County, Maryland as enumerated by Chas A. Grow House Number: 321   Name Relationship Sex Age Martial Status Able to Read? Able To Write? Attended School Since Sept. 1, 1919 George W. […]
June 20, 2018

Company D Reunion at the Crossroads

Reunion of Company D. Pleasant Gathering of Confederate Veterans at Moler’s–Snug Sum for Memorial Hall. The reunion of the surviving members of Company D, Twelfth Virginia Cavalry, Confederate States Army, at Moler’s Cross Roads, this county, […]