Lewistown turns 225

Happy quasquibicentennial, Lewistown
The Borough of Lewistown looks far different today than it did throughout its formative years. Above, the view a driver would see traveling the Narrows in 1910 — long before modern highways came along. Right, downtown Lewistown was bustling in the 1950s with Montgomery Ward occupying a key portion of the Square. At the top are two views of the middle of town in the form of a panoramic postcard — the photo on the left was taken sometime after 1906 and the one on the right prior to 1918.


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