Dry Run, PA Lightning and Storm, Aug 1891


Two Children Killed in a Barn at Dry Run, Penn.

During a thunder storm on a recent evening, near Dry Run, Penn., in the upper end of the valley, a barn belonging to PHILIP SKINNER was struck by lightning and burned, with crops and farming implements. Two of MR. SKINNER'S children were playing on the barn floor, and were instantly killed. MR. SKINNER was stunned, but recovered sufficiently to remove his dead children before the flames reached them.

The Cranbury Press New Jersey 1891-08-07