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Thursday, January 25, 2007

J.F.K in Butler, 1960

J.F.Kennedy [podium] and Lyndon Johnson [right] campaigning in Butler in 1960 in front of the Court House.
Butler Police Officer Eugene Heath
is standing to the left just above the Pa. State Trooper [center]
in charge of controlling the crowd.
JFK stayed at the Willard Hotel while campaining in Butler. He walked, escorted to the this location.
[Picture thanks Mary (Heath) Gordon]

Monday, January 15, 2007

Snapshot of Butler, Sept. 2006

Downtown Butler Today without Woolworth's
Corner of Cunningham and Main Streets looking over to the steeple of St. Paul's Church
Woolworth's is no longer.