Franklin County’s history of July 22nd
Take a look back at Franklin County’s history through news and photos that appeared in local newspapers 25, 50, and 100 years ago on July 22nd.
100 Years Ago
July 22, 1920–Thursday
“WHITEWASHING COMES FIRST”
One of the ludicrous features of the efforts to make a better road from Lincoln Way to Lemasters in response to requests from fruit growers, was the sight seen the next morning of two able-bodied men whitewashing the poles along the highway.
This seeming like wasted energy when the roadbed is in such bad shape and when the service, of such men could be more usefully employed.
50 Years Ago
July 22, 1970–Wednesday
‘Puppies’ for Sale: It Shouldn’t Happen to a Dog”
25 Years Ago
July 22, 1995 – Saturday
“Colt Stars open with 14 – 4 win”
Chambersburg won 14 – 4 in the Colt Section Tournament In Little League play on Friday.
Chambersburg Suburban American opened the Pony Baseball Colt Section Tournament with an impressive 14-4 win over Hagerstown A Friday.
In the Pony Section Tournament opener, Chambersburg Suburban American crunched Howard County (Md.) 14-1.
The Guilford Major Girls softball team blanked Towanda 8-0 behind Holly Funk’s four-hit pitching.