Browsing: Parkesburg History

Parkesburg Yesterday

This article appeared in the April 5th, 1924 edition of the New York Times.  The Parkesburg National Bank building in the 300 block of Main Street is pictured above.


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Calendar Alert: VFW Post Will Honor Okinawa Flag Raiser Sunday

Parkesburg VFW Post 4480 invites members of the community to join them as they recognize World War II veteran Jesse Thomas.  Mr. Thomas, a life-long member of the Post, is the lone survivor of the four


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Mayor’s President’s Day Message

By Mayor John Hagan Editor’s note: This mayor’s message about President’s Day and a poignant phone message left by Jeff Cooper on the Mayor’s message machine on November 4th, 2008 was originally read by Mayor John


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Parkesburg Yesterday

From the August 23rd, 1984 edition of the Parkesburg Post Ledger. Tip of the hat to Gerry Treadway.


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Calendar Alert:  Hershey, Treadway Book Signing Postponed

Note: Due to the forecasted inclement weather the Treadway/Hershey book signing scheduled for Tuesday evening has been postponed until a yet to be determined date when nicer weather returns again to these parts. Local LancasterOnline reporter


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Parkesburg Yesterday

Tip of the hat to Gerry Treadway for the picture and clippings.


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Pomeroy Yesterday

Mary Wanderer posted this postcard of the long-razed Pomeroy train station on Facebook yesterday asking if anyone knew where the station used to be. Anyone able to help Mary out?  


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Parkesburg Yesterday

Yes, I know, there’s been a lot of “Parkesburg Yesterdays” this week.  Its been one of those weeks. What can I say. Besides, I don’t know about you but I never tire of seeing old pictures


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Parkesburg Yesterday – Continued


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Parkesburg Yesterday

The Parkesburg Institute, built in 1858, sat high above the intersection Chapel Avenue and Green Street on the north side of Parkesburg.  The institute served as a boarding school for boys and young men and a


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