Share our heritage | Pete’s Place

Pete’s Place was on Centre Hall Mountain.
Pete’s Place was on Centre Hall Mountain. Photo provided

Each Monday, the Centre Daily Times will publish an installment in our “Share our Heritage” series, featuring photos from Centre County’s past. Today’s photo is from Wava M. Grove.

Grove wrote: “When I was growing up, this was known as Pete’s Place. A man by the name of Pete Coldron ran this establishment on top of Centre Hall Mountain. There was an ice cream shop.”

Readers can contribute to the “Share our Heritage” series by sharing their own photos. Just drop off or mail copies of the photos to Centre Daily Times, 3400 E. College Ave., State College, PA 16801 or email them to Photo Editor Laurie Jones at ljones@centre Provide as much information as you can. All photos in the weekly series are placed in a “Share our Heritage” gallery at If you have any questions about this series, Jones can be reached at 231-6461.