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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)


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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)

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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)

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Kilburnie the Inn at Craig Farm


Back View of Main Street - 1968 - Lancaster SC


























A Feb. 17, 1968 back view of Main St., including the Parr Theater.

This photograph was taken on Catawba St. and shows the 200 block of S. Main St., looking east.

A Lancaster Telephone Co. truck with a flashing light mounted to the roof can be seen at left. A Parr Theater sign can be seen in the photograph and reads 'NOW PLAYING Cool Hand Luke All Week'. Cool Hand Luke starred Paul Newman.

At right in distance, a man can be seen working near a coal truck, most likely making a delivery to the theater.

(Photo by Lee Studio/Image on File with Travis Bell Photography)

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Lancaster High School - 1965 - Lancaster SC




















The former Lancaster High School (center right) is seen in this Jan. 1965 aerial photograph facing north. Rice School can be seen below the high school to the left.

The present day vocational school (location to left of track) has not been built yet.

At bottom of image are houses along Normandy Dr.

The LHS baseball field and North Elementary have not been constructed yet, as seen in top of photo.

(Photo by Lee Studio/Image on File with Travis Bell Photography)

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Thursday, April 4, 2019

Lancaster High School - 1965 - Lancaster SC


























The former Lancaster High School (now the Wylie St. Pool) is seen at the intersection of Wylie and York streets in January of 1965.

By this time, the newer Lancaster High School, which was demolished in 1993, was being used as the high school.

Calvary Baptist Church can be seen at left while Meeting St. can be seen above the football field.


(Photo by Lee Studio/Image on File with Travis Bell Photography)

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