• Out of the past

    During the late 1800s, the Lititz Military Band played various festivals and celebrations around Lititz as well as across Lancaster County. The band is shown here, posing in from of the roundhouse in the Lititz Springs Park....

    • Posted November 20, 2019
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  • Out of the Past

    Seen here is an early phone from Lititz, designed with the phone number of “8.” Years later, additional numbers were added to local telephone numbers in Lititz began with the letters “MA,” which stood for Madison. For...

    • Posted November 13, 2019
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  • Out of the Past

    Seen here is a late 1800s advertising card promoting M.D. Roth’s Shaving Parlor, which was once located on Main Street in Lititz and across from the Sturgis Hotel. Currently, Slate Fave occupies a space in the former...

    • Posted November 6, 2019
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  • Out of the Past

    This week in 1929, the Lititz Community Hotel was chartered. Shown here are stock certificates for the business which were sold to raise funds for the project. A few months later, the hotel would officially adopt the...

    • Posted October 30, 2019
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  • Out of the past

    At the time this photo was taken, this business was known as Lititz Springs Garage. This week one hundred years ago, the structure would originally be built and was named Lehman’s Garage. Today, the business Furniture 4U...

    • Posted October 23, 2019
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  • Out of the Past

    Picture Day! Shown here are students from the Warwick Township High School, who gathered on an autumn day to have their photo taken. Built in 1910, this institution housed grades one through twelve. This school would eventually...

    • Posted October 16, 2019
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  • Out of the Past

    One hundred and ten years ago this week, Lititz native Charles Rosenberg (left) was a very successful salesman of tonics and cure-alls. His profession would take him all across the United States. For the full Out Of...

    • Posted October 9, 2019
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  • Out of the Past

    The Reading and Columbia Railroad’s No. 729 train car is shown here situated along the Millway train station during the 1930s. This stop along the line picked up passengers as well as freight. At this local station,...

    • Posted October 2, 2019
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  • Out of the Past

    Owned and operated by J.B. Bowman, the Lititz Bakery, which was once located along Pine Alley, specialized in pretzels and other confections. While making deliveries, his buggy would travel approximately eight miles per hour door to door....

    • Posted September 25, 2019
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  • Out Of The Past

    Shown here is an early 1900’s bird’s eye view of Keller Mountain looking west. Geographically, Keller Mountain is the wooded area that connects the town of Rothsville to Lititz.

    • Posted September 18, 2019
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