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Cumberland & Elk Lick Coal Company

The coal mines of the Cumberland and Elk Lick Coal Company are situated about two miles west of Meyersdale, on the Salisbury branch railroad. The coal underlies about seven farms…

Keystone Coal & Manufacturing Company

The Keystone Coal and Manufacturing Company was organized in 1870. The name was changed to the Keystone Coal Company in 1878. The originators were:Henry T. Weld, of Mount Savage, MarylandWilliam…

Baltimore & Cumberland Coal Company

The Baltimore and Cumberland Coal Company (limited) was organized in 1876. The original members of the company were:J. J. Hoblitzell, chairmanW. T. Hoblitzell, secretary and treasurerJames Dorsey and Mrs. S.I.…

Savage Firebrick Works

The Savage Firebrick Company was organized in 1871 and chartered in 1872. The members of the company are:J. J. Hoblitzell, of Meyersdale, PresidentJ. M. Porter, of West Virginia, Secretary &…

Knights of Pythias

Pioneer Lodge, No. 471, K. of P., was organized March 25, 1881, with thirty-two charter members. C. B. Cook, P.C.F. T. Lockard, C.C.John S. Graves, V.C.W. G. Hocking, P.N. J.…

American Legion of Honor

Valley Council, No. 85, American Legion of Honor, was organized February 7, 1880, with thirty charter members. The first officers were:James S. Black, C.G.W. Gassman, P.C.E. Wineland, V.C.H. P. Hartley,…

Meyersdale Shooting Club

The Meyersdale Shooting Club is composed of the following members:Geo. W. GassmanWilliam HeffleyWilliam SlicerWilliam HockingFrank BlackGeorge CollinsJ. MeyersJohn YoungJoseph MillerW.G. Burns, captainFrank Black, secretary This club took the prize ($10)…

Free & Accepted Masons – Meyersdale

Meyersdale Lodge, No. 554, F. & A.M., was instituted under a warrant of the M. W. Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania, April 28, 1879. Officers, at institution of lodge:Wm. A. Garman,…

G. A. R. – Meyersdale

M. C. Lowry* Post, No. 214, G.A.R., was organized July 14, 1881. H.C. McKinley was elected post commander. Following are the names of charter members:John H. BissellJ. A. HeckardJohn B.…

I. O. O. F. – Dale

Dale Lodge, No. 810, I. O. O. F. was organized by D. D. G. M. John H. Uhl, on September 26, 1872, with the following charter members:G. W. Case, N.G.William…