Thursday, July 17, 2008

Firemen Respond To Cross Burning

On July 17, 1925 around 9:00 p.m. a glow was spotted around West Orange Street causing firemen from one company (the article does not say witch company) to respond to the area. Upon arrival firemen found a cross burning. Three other crosses were found to be ablaze at North Seneca Street, South Penn Street extended and Fayette Street. It was not known positively who was responsible but it was believed to be the work of the local branch of the Ku Klux Klan.

2 comments:

Sparky said...

The KKK in SHippensburg.

Anonymous said...

They are still around we found pamphlets at our bus stop on forest ridge road while in jr high. Cressler