This postcard shows the town of Dunmore in the very early 1900s. It was postmarked at the Dunmore post office on August 20, 1912, being sent by local storeowner Mr. C. E. Pritchard to his friend Frank Patterson. The picture shows the Dunmore Grade School on the left. The two-room school closed in 1960 and the building is now a community center. Featured prominently in the center is the Dunmore Methodist Church. It was dedicated in August 1891 as “Moore Memorial Church, M. E. South” on land donated by the Moore family. The church is still serving the community today. (Courtesy of Rebecca Cochran, Lincoln S. Cochran Collection; ID: PHP003393)
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