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the whole section from friendly Indians. By reason of a sustained mutual
friendship between the Friends and the friendly Indians no depredations or
massacres occurred in that vicinity. Andrew, another brother, settled in
Turkeyfoot, now Confluence, Pennsylvania.

THE SESQUI-CENTENNIAL OF SOMERSET, mentioned in the
summer issue, will take place during 1954, climaxing sometime in July. The various committees are meeting steadily and real progress is being made.
Somerset should prove one of the highlights this coming season not only for
the crowds of tourists but for all Tablelanders from Pittsburgh to White
Sulphur Springs.

DEDICATION OF BRIDGEPORT METHODIST CHURCH
took place October 25, 1953. It was consecrated by the resident Bishop, The Right Reverend Lloyd C. Wicke. The Reverend Vernon C. Cutright is the Pastor. This edifice represents the latest advance in ecclesiastical art. It was made possible through Michael Late Benedum of Pittsburgh, a native son of Bridgeport. Mr. Benedum has always shown a deep feeling of pride, loyalty and love for his native West Virginia. In this beautiful church every part of it will perpetually symbolize his generous spirit, his matured taste, and his foresight of the trend of the Christian faith towards the restoration of the ancient symbols.

Bridgeport is located on Route 50 about four miles east of Clarksburg,




ID:
gctt071

Creator:
J. William Hunt

Notes:
Bicycle Built for Two. Taken on stone bridge in "Narrows." Note gas well derrick in background. The gas well was a "South Sea Bubble." From Herman J. Miller Col- lection of historical pictures.

Date:
1953

Collection Location:
Ruth Enlow Library, Oakland

Original Size:
22 x 15 cms

Contributor:
Editor: Felix G. Robinson

Subject:
Maryland, History

Coverage:
Maryland

 
 
Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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