On October 22, 1869 the Shenandoah Herald newspaper noted Samuel Bowman was “laying in a large supply of goods” and would soon open his new store on the “main street of Hamburg.” This building included the store originally included the store…

On January 16, 1925 the Woodstock Times and Edinburg Sentinel Combined reported that Hamburg resident and carpenter Clarence W. Parks, aged 58, had been convicted of having a still and liquor on his property. He was sentenced to three months in jail…

On May 27, 1877 this church was dedicated by the local Christian (Disciples of Christ) congregation. Locally it was known as the Campebllite Church in reference to Alexander Campbell who helped found the Disciples of Christ denomination. This…

On August 19, 1924, the Woodstock Times and Edinburg Sentinel Combined reported Harrison Narcross was arrested for having a still and illegal alcohol. Law enforcement officers found the still, cap, and worm along with five pints of moonshine at his…