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by David
Mon January 22, 2018, 9:18 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: Boyd's Lake 1960
Replies: 2
Views: 688

Boyd's Lake 1960

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by David
Sat January 20, 2018, 8:35 pm
Forum: IRH-Bill Creech
Topic: IRH - Bill Creech - The Crowells
Replies: 0
Views: 508

IRH - Bill Creech - The Crowells

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by David
Thu January 18, 2018, 8:43 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: 1971 Belk's Closing in Hamlet
Replies: 0
Views: 651

1971 Belk's Closing in Hamlet

1971

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by David
Wed January 17, 2018, 10:28 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: 1970 Year in Review
Replies: 0
Views: 589

1970 Year in Review

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by David
Tue January 16, 2018, 6:32 pm
Forum: Years ago in Hamlet
Topic: News Messenger 58
Replies: 0
Views: 391

News Messenger 58

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by David
Sat January 13, 2018, 11:53 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: 1944 Depot underpass
Replies: 2
Views: 719

1944 Depot underpass

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by David
Thu January 11, 2018, 9:02 pm
Forum: I Remember Hamlet
Topic: IRH - The News Stand
Replies: 1
Views: 653

IRH - The News Stand

The News Stand by Russ Lancaster The News Stand was located at the old Hamlet Passenger Station at the North end of the complex. It was more than a news stand but that's what we called it. It was also a restaurant with counter and booth service and a souvenier shop. I remember it back from the forti...
by David
Wed January 10, 2018, 9:08 pm
Forum: Years ago in Hamlet
Topic: News Messenger 57
Replies: 0
Views: 466

News Messenger 57

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by David
Mon January 8, 2018, 9:13 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: Hamlet 1959
Replies: 0
Views: 624

Hamlet 1959

1959 Larry Cato - Sara Harris.jpg
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by David
Sun January 7, 2018, 12:02 pm
Forum: I Remember Hamlet
Topic: IRH - The Ice Storm
Replies: 3
Views: 676

IRH - The Ice Storm

The Ice Storm 1969 by Russ Lancaster Ice Storm Photos Most of the readers that visit this site can relate to these stories. They may not have been from Hamlet (most are not) but they lived in small towns much like ours. They had different names for their favorite spots but the memories were much the...
by David
Sat January 6, 2018, 4:16 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: 1979 Marks Creek Industrial Park
Replies: 0
Views: 533

1979 Marks Creek Industrial Park

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by David
Fri January 5, 2018, 10:16 pm
Forum: Years ago in Hamlet
Topic: News Messenger 56
Replies: 0
Views: 455

News Messenger 56

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by David
Thu January 4, 2018, 4:25 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: Terminal Hotel History
Replies: 0
Views: 586

Terminal Hotel History

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by David
Tue January 2, 2018, 2:45 pm
Forum: I Remember Hamlet
Topic: IRH - The Gymnasium
Replies: 0
Views: 444

IRH - The Gymnasium

The Gymnasium more than games 1950's by: Russ Lancaster The Hamlet High Gym.. It exists no more having been replaced long ago by a fast food place and other things but it still exists in the memories of those who once never gave a thought to its demise. It was a place where games were played, class ...
by David
Sun December 31, 2017, 3:46 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: Hamlet in the early 50's
Replies: 0
Views: 478

Hamlet in the early 50's

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by David
Sat December 30, 2017, 5:30 pm
Forum: Years ago in Hamlet
Topic: News Messenger 55
Replies: 0
Views: 419

News Messenger 55

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by David
Fri December 29, 2017, 9:10 am
Forum: IRH-Bill Creech
Topic: IRH - Bill Creech - New Year articles
Replies: 0
Views: 446

IRH - Bill Creech - New Year articles

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by David
Thu December 28, 2017, 4:05 pm
Forum: I Remember Hamlet
Topic: IRH - Broke in New York
Replies: 0
Views: 389

IRH - Broke in New York

Broke in New York a Hamlet family in despair - 1969 by: Russ Lancaster "No... You keep the 5 dollars, I'll be all right". Those were the last words I heard Helga say as she left JFK Airport in New York on a bus headed to Philadelphia. It was the summer of 1969 and Helga was on her first tr...
by David
Tue December 26, 2017, 5:11 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: 1958 Nuclear Reactor
Replies: 2
Views: 1515

Re: 1958 Nuclear Reactor

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by David
Sun December 24, 2017, 10:13 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: 1962 Year in Review
Replies: 0
Views: 642

1962 Year in Review

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by David
Sat December 23, 2017, 2:54 pm
Forum: Years ago in Hamlet
Topic: News Messenger 54
Replies: 0
Views: 399

News Messenger 54

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by David
Fri December 22, 2017, 11:07 am
Forum: I Remember Hamlet
Topic: IRH - WL Haltiwanger
Replies: 1
Views: 595

IRH - WL Haltiwanger

Mr Bill Haltiwanger.jpg WL Haltiwanger more than a principal 1940's - 1980's by: Russ Lancaster "Who is that", I asked Donald Harris. I was referring to a man walking the halls of Hamlet Avenue School early in 1948 as we were nearing the end of our first year in school. I had begun first ...
by David
Wed December 20, 2017, 11:50 am
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: Hamlet Hardware Roof Collapsed 2000
Replies: 1
Views: 692

Hamlet Hardware Roof Collapsed 2000

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by David
Tue December 19, 2017, 11:45 am
Forum: IRH-Bill Creech
Topic: IRH - Bill Creech - The Old Timer Game
Replies: 0
Views: 353

IRH - Bill Creech - The Old Timer Game

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by David
Sun December 17, 2017, 5:50 pm
Forum: Years ago in Hamlet
Topic: News Messenger 53
Replies: 0
Views: 459

News Messenger 53

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by David
Sat December 16, 2017, 3:21 pm
Forum: I Remember Hamlet
Topic: IRH - The Hamlet Theater
Replies: 1
Views: 641

IRH - The Hamlet Theater

The Hamlet Theatre by: Russ Lancaster The Hamlet Theatre was built in the early 1900's and was then known as the Hamlet Opera House. By the time I was a youngster and was introduced to it in the late 1940's it was a movie theatre and a fine one at that. Located on Main Street it was the place you go...
by David
Thu December 14, 2017, 8:55 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: Hwy 74
Replies: 1
Views: 771

Hwy 74

1959

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by David
Thu December 14, 2017, 7:50 am
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: Down by the Station - 1900 A Busy Year in Hamlet
Replies: 0
Views: 695

Down by the Station - 1900 A Busy Year in Hamlet

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by David
Fri December 8, 2017, 8:55 pm
Forum: Years ago in Hamlet
Topic: News Messenger 52
Replies: 0
Views: 536

News Messenger 52

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by David
Fri December 8, 2017, 8:04 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: Purity Cafe
Replies: 1
Views: 788

Re: Purity Cafe

1965

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by David
Wed December 6, 2017, 5:41 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: Purity Cafe
Replies: 1
Views: 788

Purity Cafe

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by David
Mon December 4, 2017, 5:33 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: 1951 Fairview Heights School
Replies: 0
Views: 644

1951 Fairview Heights School

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by David
Sat December 2, 2017, 9:47 pm
Forum: I Remember Hamlet
Topic: IRH - The Town Doctor
Replies: 0
Views: 643

IRH - The Town Doctor

The Town Doctor 1941 - 1988 by Russ Lancaster In the 1940's and 50's there were quite a few doctors in our small little town of Hamlet. House calls were the norm, not the exception. We had quite a number of doctors considering the size of our small town but the best known and most respected was Dr. ...
by David
Fri December 1, 2017, 8:42 pm
Forum: Years ago in Hamlet
Topic: News Messenger 51
Replies: 0
Views: 597

News Messenger 51

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by David
Thu November 30, 2017, 8:12 am
Forum: IRH-Bill Creech
Topic: IRH - Bill Creech - Christmas is Near
Replies: 0
Views: 411

IRH - Bill Creech - Christmas is Near

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by David
Mon November 27, 2017, 4:59 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: City Entrance Signs
Replies: 0
Views: 555

City Entrance Signs

1966

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by David
Sun November 26, 2017, 12:46 pm
Forum: I Remember Hamlet
Topic: IRH - The Hub
Replies: 4
Views: 1415

Re: IRH - The Hub

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by David
Sat November 25, 2017, 5:21 pm
Forum: I Remember Hamlet
Topic: IRH - Hamlet Hardware
Replies: 0
Views: 533

IRH - Hamlet Hardware

The Hamlet Hardware Store 1941-2002 by Russ Lancaster Every town has its own curiosity shop. In Hamlet, that would be the Hamlet Hardware Store. It sells hardware all right, but it is about much more than that. It is located on Hamlet Avenue in the downtown area and has been there since before I was...
by David
Sat November 25, 2017, 10:04 am
Forum: Monk's Corner
Topic: Catherine Monk
Replies: 0
Views: 549

Catherine Monk

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by David
Thu November 23, 2017, 2:48 pm
Forum: Years ago in Hamlet
Topic: News Messenger 50
Replies: 0
Views: 545

News Messenger 50

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by David
Tue November 21, 2017, 5:26 pm
Forum: IRH-Bill Creech
Topic: IRH - Bill Creech - Bridge and Things
Replies: 0
Views: 423

IRH - Bill Creech - Bridge and Things

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by David
Sat November 18, 2017, 9:00 pm
Forum: IRH-Bill Creech
Topic: IRH - Mrs W. L.'s coaching
Replies: 0
Views: 403

IRH - Mrs W. L.'s coaching

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by David
Thu November 16, 2017, 5:22 pm
Forum: Years ago in Hamlet
Topic: News Messenger 49
Replies: 0
Views: 582

News Messenger 49

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by David
Mon November 13, 2017, 8:41 pm
Forum: I Remember Hamlet
Topic: IRH - The Hub
Replies: 4
Views: 1415

IRH - The Hub

The Hub (1957-59) by Russ Lancaster Ahh... The Hub! The nightmare of all parents and the place of places for teenagers with driver's licenses. This was the place to be seen with your girlfriend or the place to see others. The place where rumors began and where romances were both kindled and ended. A...
by David
Sat November 11, 2017, 11:31 am
Forum: Monk's Corner
Topic: Monk's Corner - 50 years
Replies: 0
Views: 560

Monk's Corner - 50 years

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by David
Sat November 11, 2017, 11:28 am
Forum: IRH-Bill Creech
Topic: IRH - Bill Creech - Back Lot Football
Replies: 0
Views: 402

IRH - Bill Creech - Back Lot Football

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by David
Thu November 9, 2017, 9:22 am
Forum: Years ago in Hamlet
Topic: News Messenger 48
Replies: 1
Views: 720

News Messenger 48

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by David
Mon November 6, 2017, 8:52 pm
Forum: Monk's Corner
Topic: Monk's Corner - Hamlet Depot
Replies: 0
Views: 430

Monk's Corner - Hamlet Depot

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by David
Mon November 6, 2017, 8:44 pm
Forum: I Remember Hamlet
Topic: IRH - Stewart's Candy Kitchen
Replies: 0
Views: 469

IRH - Stewart's Candy Kitchen

Stewart's Candy Kitchen (1947-1963) By Russ Lancaster with lots of help from: Doug Gray, Bruce Osburn, Jean Raby Nelson and Ashley Fetner I started school (first grade) at Hamlet Avenue School in 1947. Back then, it housed all 12 grades including High School. All grades had one thing in common... an...

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