A Pictorial History of Mifflin County

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Gravestone of Dorcas Buchanan, first white woman to reside in Mifflin County.  


The above scene represents the buildings on the southeast corner of the Public Square, Lewistown, Pa. 
These buildings were removed in 1893, when the Masonic Temple was erected. The white house on the right is the building in which Lewistown's first Post Office was located.
Jacob Walters was the first Post Master, receiving his appointment from George Washington during his first term as President, 1793-1797.


Top: View of South Main Street from present Hotel Lewistown about 1860. 
Bottom: Second school building, located at site of present Market Place Parking Plaza.  It was erected in 1809.

Stone Arch Bridge from two different views.  The date of the top photo is unknown.  The bottom picture was shot by the late J. Martin Stroup in 1941.


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