*** ONLINE AS OF AUGUST 5, 2011 ***


My general needs are vast and include any photos, materials, or information relating to the history of Lawrence County and surrounding areas. Anything is appreciated. I love receiving suggestions on sites, people, or things to investigate. So help me expand this site with something you would like to see. Of particular interest to me are any old pictures of school buildings or class photos – and photos of train stations. Some of my more specific needs in the photo and information areas are as follows:

• Jolly Bowl in New Castle
• Robertson’s/Kubinski’s Store in Chewton
• Reverend John P. Flaherty of Wampum
• Any old photos of the Harlansburg area
• Margaret Henry of Margaret Henry Home of New Castle

• Exact location of Shelby Mill Hospital in Ellwood City
• Exact location of Eastvale School in Eastvale
• Date the Wampum (High) School was converted into apartments
• Date the St. Cloud Hotel/Valley Inn in Homewood closed for good
• Date the Italian Christian Church in Lower Chewton closed and was converted into a residence
• Date the Eastbrook High School in Eastbrook was converted into apartments
• Date the Hickory Heights School in Hickory Twnp was converted into apartments
• Any info about the Koppel Theatre in Koppel
• Date the Winter Co. store closed in downtown New Castle
• Date Seavy’s Photography closed in downtown New Castle
• Date the St. Agatha’s Catholic School in Ellwood City closed as an active school
• Date the old St. Lawrence Catholic Church was sold and became a private residence
• Date the old Hillsville Elementary School on W. Main Street was razed
• Date the West End School in Ellwood City closed
• Date Scotland Elementary School (old Union High) was closed and razed
• Exact location of Park Cemetery in Edinburg
• Exact location of Booher Cemetery along Hollow Rd north of Ellwood City