“Harry the Hermit”

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By Betty Hoover DiRisio (LCHS Board Member & Volunteer)Harry Stein was born in May 12, 1903 to Isaac and Harriet Stein in Wampum. He made his home in the Turkey…

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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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Home to a Prince (Johnson-Turner House)

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By Susan Linville, Administrator LCHS Article corrected and revised April 18, 2016. The structure, referred to as the Johnson-Turner House was not built for nor owned by George W. Johnson as…

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Imported Macaroni & Olive Oil circa 1911

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By Betty Hoover DiRisio, LCHS Volunteer In 1911 Thomas Monico and A. E. Alles incorporated an import and wholesale business known as “Monico & Alles Co.” Located at 802-804 South…

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