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Saturday, June 8, 2019

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The Lancaster Archive will return with new content on June 20.

In the meantime, scroll down to see more than 100 images from your hometown's history. 







Thursday, May 30, 2019

Ashe's Ferry - Catawba River - 1958 - Lancaster SC


Hopping in the car and heading over to Rock Hill took a little longer back in the 1950s since there was no bridge. 

This aerial view show's Ashe's Ferry on The Catawba River in Feb. 1958. near present day S.C. 5. Scroll down to get a closer look. 

(Photo by Lavoy Bauknight/Image on File with Travis Bell Photography)





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Thursday, May 23, 2019

Wylie Street Pool Swim Meet - 1971 - Lancaster SC















Swimmers jump in to prepare for the backstroke race during a swim meet at Wylie Street Pool in July of 1971. (Photo by Lee Studio/Image on file with Travis Bell Photography)






Wylie Street Pool Construction - 1971 - Lancaster SC










Construction continues at The Wylie Street pool on Thursday, April 15, 1971. The high dive can be seen at left. The pool would open that summer for swim meets, free swim and lessons. (Photo by Lee Studio/Image on file with Travis Bell Photography)







Thursday, May 16, 2019

National Poppy Day - 1965 - Lancaster SC












































See anyone you know? National Poppy Day in Lancaster, S.C. May 1965. (Photo by Lee Studio/Image on file with Travis Bell Photography)

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Thursday, May 9, 2019

First Baptist Church Dedication - 1954 - Lancaster SC





Members and visitors of First Baptist Church pose outside their new sanctuary at the corner of Market and Arch streets following a dedication service on Sept. 9, 1954. (Photo by Lavoy Studio/Image on File with Travis Bell Photography)


©Travis Bell Photography. All Rights Reserved. Free Download is for Personal Use Only.





Thursday, May 2, 2019

Springmaid Beach - 1960s - Myrtle Beach SC




























Vacationers at Springmaid Beach watch as a U.S. Air Force jet lands at Myrtle Beach Air Force Base in Myrtle Beach, S.C. in the 1960s.  (Photo by Lee Studio/Image on File with Travis Bell Photography)

©Travis Bell Photography. All Rights Reserved. Free Download is for Personal Use Only.





Thursday, April 25, 2019

USC-Lancaster and By-Pass - 1977 - Lancaster SC

























An aerial view of USC-Lancaster and the by-pass, looking northeast in Nov. of 1977.

The former 7-Eleven convenience store can be seen to the left with several large white vehicles parked in front.

Gillsbrook Rd. can be seen at bottom.

(Photo by Lavoy Bauknight/Image on File with Travis Bell Photography)

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