by Steve French
Recently, Cinda O’Neill Drogemeyer, of the Morgan County Historical Society loaned me the files of Berkeley Springs historian, the late Frederick Newbraugh.
Fred, still widely-known in Mountain State historical circles for his 3-volume, not-to- be-surpassed, W arm Springs Echoes, was a tireless researcher who in pre-Internet days spent countless hours combing various archives for the hidden gems of history. He also used his research to write many fascinating Morgan Messenger articles.
While combing through . . .