Notes From a Schoolboy in the 1820s

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By Robert Galbreath, Collections Curator October 28, 2017 Documents written by ordinary people - such as letters, diaries, meeting minutes, or even notes scrawled in a book - can reveal…

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We Can Do It – WWII exhibit

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By Lorraine Petrus (LCHS Board of Directors) Our We Can Do It! World War II Exhibit is full of displays, events, programs and speakers. Complete Program Information is listed below…

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Post Office on the Diamond

By Betty Hoover DiRisio (LCHS volunteer) The Public Buildings Act The Public Buildings Act of 1926 authorized $50M for the construction of federal buildings in Washington DC, and earmarked an…

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Women Also Served in the Great War
Nurse Harriet J Eckels

Women Also Served in the Great War

By Betty Hoover DiRisio (LCHS volunteer) Nurse Harriet J. Eckels was born on April 2, 1888 in New Wilmington, Pennsylvania. She and 100 fellow Red Cross nurses and 30 physicians…

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The Red Cross in Lawrence County

By Betty Hoover DiRisio (LCHS volunteer) The establishment of the American Red Cross in Lawrence County was due in large measure to the untiring efforts of Mrs. William Wallace Clendenin.…

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Hauntings of the Area

By Joyce Ross, Administrative Secretary, LCHS staff My love of spooky and eerie things probably stems from one of my favorite childhood movies: The Ghost and Mr. Chicken, that starred…

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