This is Elfreths Alley that dates back to 1702. The oldest continually used street in Philadelphia. Take notice that some of these Historic homes are for Sale. Imagine the price of one! Thanks for stopping by. Les
The area around where I live is starting to take on a new look. It’s time for the Changing of The Seasons. It’s starting to get darker allot faster with the sun going down at a much earlier time. The weather is getting much cooler at night with the daylight hours being not as warmContinue reading “CHANGING SEASON’S”
The old Tamaqua Train Station. This Station has seen it’s share of when Coal was King.
This is what’s known as a Grotto where people can kneel and pray. There are a number of these around the town. Usually they are located very near a Church.
Back in the 1960’s this is the ole’ High School that my Wife attended and graduated from in 1965. Back then going to school was not all that easy for her. She and most of her friends that lived around her had to walk to walk about 1.5 miles to attend High School. Continue reading “MINERSVILLE JR. SR. HIGH SCHOOL”
I’m guessing that by now you just might be getting tired of Historical Postings, so let’s move on to something else that goes on around here. Every year, at this time, the Oley Valley has the Fair that most of the people in the area enjoy. The Fair has been coming here forContinue reading “THE OLEY VALLEY FAIR”
In walking & driving around the Coal Mining town of Shenandoah, I happen to see this Historical marker placed on the side of a back street. Here it shows what happened here many years ago, that most people don’t know about. During the early day’s of when Coal was King in this area, thereContinue reading “IN SHENANDOAH, PA”
In relation to my last Post about the J.W. Cooper building I noticed some other strange things while walking around Shenandoah, PA. I noticed a lot more empty homes. More than usual, I would venture to say. Like I have stated before, the Coal Mining town of Shenandoah is very Historic in the day’sContinue reading “ABANDONDED SHENANDOAH, PA”
This Post about the J. W. Cooper Building located in Shenandoah, PA was 1st done by one of the Bloggers that I follow. He is “Infraredrobert”. Check out his page. He shoots some great Images in HDR and Infrared. Anyway, when I saw and read his Post about this old building inContinue reading “THE J. W. COOPER BUILDING”
This is just one of the few Mills left from the day’s when flour was ground from corn by water powered machinery. Built in the early 1800’s, as most of them were, it still has the working wooden machinery inside. The “feed pond” for the water wheel was located behind the Mill. ItContinue reading “OLE FLOUR MILL”