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Easter in Catawba County History

Easter in Catawba County History

Published: April 14, 2022

Similar to our This Week in Catawba County History posts, our Local History Librarian Alex Floyd, took a 100-year dive into Catawba County’s past through the magic of newspaper archives to take a look at Easter in Catawba County History. Here's a little of what he found: 

Easter suit ad for E.H. YOUNT & Company - Thursday, March 24, 1910

Easter vibes in Downtown Newton - Thursday, April 13, 1911

Oxfords ad for Yount & Schrum Clothiers - Thursday, April 4, 1912

Easter specials for Abernethy & Thompson - Friday, April 7, 1916

Southern Railway Easter Excursion - Tuesday, April 11, 1916

Easter offerings from Newton stores - Tuesday, April 18, 1916

Southern Railway Grand Easter Excursion - Tuesday, March 20, 1917

An Easter Poem - Friday, March 29, 1918

Miss Challie Hall (our first librarian) returns home from college for the Easter holiday - Friday, April 14, 1922

Easter apparel ad for E.H. Yount & Co - Friday, April 14, 1922

Easter Service at Corinth Reformed Church - Tuesday, April 18, 1922


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