Pass It On – Ruann Newcomer – Shopping

Posted on Nov 18, 2015


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Ruann Newcomer George (left)

Ruann Newcomer George, born 1945, talks about growing up in Boonsboro, places to shop and eat such as Warrenfeltz.

Warrenfeltz store, Boonsboro, courtesy Boonsborough Museum of History

Warrenfeltz store, Boonsboro, courtesy Boonsborough Museum of History

Other things mentioned:
Piano teachers Gladys Thomas and Hilda Clopper. Dr. Wade and Dr. Secondary. The Baby Contest held at the park in August of 1946 in which 25 local babies were entered.

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326 N. Main Street

Her maternal grandfather Harry Smith, who built the house at 326 N. Main Street between 1917 and 1918 and then died soon afterward, forcing the family to sell it.

Also what her great, great, great, great grandfather, Wendall Schecter, had inscribed on his gravestone in the Boonsboro Cemetery behind Trinity Reformed church.

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