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County Historical Society Issues Booklet To Celebrate Blair County's 175th Anniversary


Last updated 6/24/2021 at 11:23am

The front cover of the Blair County Historical Society's souvenir booklet.

In celebration of the 175th anniversary of Blair County, the Blair County Historical Society, along with the county commissioners, has issued a souvenir booklet showcasing vintage photographs of 32 cities, towns and villages of Blair County including the Cove-area towns of Martinsburg, Roaring Spring, Williamsburg, Ore Hill, Royer, and Oremina.

The publication also includes a 340-year timeline of major events beginning in 1681 with William Penn's purchase of the land from native Americans.

The booklet is available at the Morrisons Cove Herald office in Martinsburg and the Roaring Spring Tru...

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