On January 1, 1930, members of Naomi Hall Brady's extended family gathered around to watch 18-year-old Naomi unwrap a just-delivered Christmas gift. Inside the package addressed to Mrs. Naomi Hall was dynamite, nails and metal. As Naomi opened the festively wrapped box, it exploded.
Out of Washington County comes this tragic tale of a man coming to an untimely demise due to injuries he received from the family horse. In October 1921, 35-year-old John Weisner was unharnessing the horse when it lashed out at its owner, causing injuries that would ultimately lead to the well-known storekeeper and farmer’s death.... Continue Reading →