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  As posted on Facebook by Earl Taylor: The Riker truck in the photos above was owned by Horace Beale Jr. from Parkesburg, PA. He had a close relationship with the Locomobile Co. that goes all


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The 800 block of West 2nd Avenue as posted by Craig Underwood on Facebook yesterday. Looks like the late 1940’s.  Anyone have a better guess?  


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Since posting Bill Bittle’s picture of the old Food Bank grocery store on Main Street Sunday night and then the Facebook comments the next day, Chuck Persch, who arguably had the best seat in the house


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As posted on Facebook by Bill Bittle earlier this week.  Do you remember dialing ULuster 7 – 5501? The same stretch of Main Street as seen Saturday afternoon. Note: After posting Bill’s picture Sunday night I


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When I Googled “Farmers Bank Of Parkesburg” this evening to complete the Find it Friday winners post, this little tidbit of Parkesburg’s history from the April 26th, 1966 edition of the Gettysburg Times came floating to


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As Parkesburg prepares to celebrate its 140th birthday this summer, a look back to, as the caption states, when Parkesburg was really an infant. The picture of Parkesburg early train tracks looking west from what is


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No one tells a better story about Parkesburg’s past than Kerry Glenn.  His seemingly total recall of the town’s history and people are at times incomprehensible In an effort to note Kerry’s ongoing and significant contribution


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Anybody ever heard this story as reported in the February 4, 1936 of the Nevada State Journal and archived on Ancestry.com? Hat tip to Charlotte Bridges of Parkesburg!


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Does anyone remember Cy Lynch?  I believe he went on to launch a Main Street auto dealership.    


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  Taken around 1900, the picture is a view of First Avenue and West Street looking east past the Parkesburg Iron Company towards what is now Route 10. Picture courtesy of Gerry Treadway.  


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