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JEFFERSON COUNTY

American Eagle (Virginia Reels VA-3)
Shepherdstown
July 25 1816; and January 7, 1819
Farmer's Advocate
Charlestown
January 9, 1897-December 27, 1930; October 25, 1935-October 3, 1947
Note: Combined with the Spirit of Jefferson to become the Spirit of Jefferson-Advocate starting March 4, 1948
Farmer's Advocate (Misc. Reels M-108)
Charlestown
June 3, 1938
Farmer's Repository (Misc. Reels M-46)
Charlestown
April 1, 1808-June 30, 1814
Farmer's Repository (Misc. Reels M-45)
Charlestown
July 4, 1814-December 27, 1820
Farmer's Repository (Misc. Reels M-15)
Charlestown
February 28, 1827
Farmer's Repository (Misc. Reels M-127A)
Charlestown
September 21, 1825, and February 28, 1827
Farmer's Repository
Charlestown
July 1927-April 1946
Good News Paper
Shepherdstown
Fall 1987-Winter 2008
Harpers Ferry Sentinel (Misc. Reels M-16)
Harpers Ferry
December 31, 1887
Harpers Ferry Sentinel (Misc. Reels M-6)
Harpers Ferry
July 16, 1898
Harpers Ferry Times (Misc. Reels M-16)
Harpers Ferry
July 24 and November 20 and 27, 1903
Independent
Shepherdstown
January 4, 1911-December 29, 1920; January 3, 1934-December 22, 1937; January 3, 1940-March 13, 1974
Independent (Misc. Reels M-18)
Shepherdstown
December 6, 1933
Independent (Misc. Reels M-108)
Shepherdstown
December 4-25, 1935; February 26 and May 6, 1936; February 17 and June 2, 1937; January 5, 1938-December 20, 1939; March 26, 1941; May 12, 1943; January 29, March 26, April 23, and December 3, 1947; February 11, 1948; and November 26, 1958
Jefferson Republican
Charlestown
October 25, 1943-September 1, 1955
Jefferson Republican (Misc. Reels M-108)
Ranson
March 28, 1948
The Journal (Misc. Reels M-18)
Shepherdstown
February 28, 1827
The Ladies' Garland (Misc. Reels M-4)
Harpers Ferry
December 8, 1827
Potomac Guardian
Shepherdstown
August 15, 1979-August 5, 1981
Saturday Sentinel (Misc. Reels M-6)
Harpers Ferry
September 3, 1892
The Shepherdstown Chronicle
Shepherdstown
October 8, 2004-present
Shepherdstown Register
Shepherdstown
December 4, 1849-December 5, 1850; November 26, 1853-October 20, 1860; July 15, 1865-December 25, 1869; January 6, 1888-December 26, 1890; January 8, 1920-December 9, 1943; January 6, 1944-December 22, 1955
Shepherdstown Register (Misc. Reels M-18)
Shepherdstown
June 5, 1869
Shepherdstown Register (Misc. Reels M-127A)
Shepherdstown
March 4 and April 15, 1892; October 3, 1895; and March 1, 1906
Shepherdstown Register (Misc. Reels M-108)
Shepherdstown
December 16 and 23, 1943
Spirit of Jefferson
Charlestown
September 7 and 21, 1852; April 19-May 31, 1853 (damaged); July 3, 1855; March 24-June 9, 1857; July 20, 1858; February 12, March 5 and 26, and April 2 and 23, 1859; November 7, 1865-December 31, 1867; January 7, 1868-December 26, 1922; January 14, 1925-August 7, 1930; January 6, 1932-March 22, 1933; July 21, 1937-February 25, 1948
Note: Combined with the Farmer's Advocate to become the Spirit of Jefferson-Advocate starting March 4, 1948
Spirit of Jefferson (Misc. Reels M-108)
Charlestown
October 22, 1872; August 11, 1874; August 7, 1906; May 21, 1907; May 19, 1908; October 19 and December 14, 1909; January 3, 1911; April 1 and 22, 1913; February 17 and 24, 1914; May 4, September 14, and December 28, 1915; June 27, July 4 and 11, and August 8, 1916, September 4, and December 18 and 25, 1917; January 8 and 15, 1918; and February 25, 1919
Spirit of Jefferson (Misc. Reels M-127A)
Charlestown
June 19 and July 10, 1930
Spirit of Jefferson-Advocate
Charlestown
March 4, 1948-December 28, 2011; January 3, 2013-present
Spirit of Jefferson-Advocate (Misc. Reels M-21)
Charlestown
August 22, 1948
Virginia Free Press
Charlestown
August 24, 1865-September 9, 1896; March 30, 1911-December 23, 1915
Virginia Free Press (Misc. Reels M-21)
Charlestown
April 26 and June 28, 1866
Virginia Free Press (Misc. Reels M-15)
Charlestown
October 15, 1868; April 29, 1869; and November 29, 1893
Virginia Free Press (Misc. Reels M-127A)
Charlestown
November 4, 1882
Virginia Free Press & Farmers' Repository (Misc. Reels M-127A)
Charlestown
May 16, 1827
Virginia Free Press & Farmers' Repository (Misc. Reels M-15)
Charlestown
January 16, 1828
Virginia Free Press & Farmers' Repository (Misc. Reels M-21)
Charlestown
May 12 and June 30, 1853
Virginia Republican (Misc. Reels M-15)
Charlestown
July 26 and November 2, 1837
Virginia Republican (Misc. Reels M-21)
Charlestown
November 23 and 30, and December 14, 1837
West Virginia Democrat
Charlestown
January 7, 1887 - December 21, 1888
West Virginia Democrat (Misc. Reels M-127A)
Charlestown
October 23, 1885
West Virginia Democrat (Misc. Reels M-15)
Charlestown
September 25 and October 30, 1885; April 30 (damaged), May 21, June 25, and September 17, 1886; and January 21 and 28, and February 4, 1887


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