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Share our heritage | ‘Boys of Boalsburg’

This photo from around 1895 shows some young men from the Boalsburg area. Pictured, from left, J. Curtis Meyer, Dave Tait, Samuel Everhart, George Meyer, John Kimport and George O’Bryan.
This photo from around 1895 shows some young men from the Boalsburg area. Pictured, from left, J. Curtis Meyer, Dave Tait, Samuel Everhart, George Meyer, John Kimport and George O’Bryan. 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 Samuel Everhart.

He wrote: “The photo of the young men should be ‘The Boys of Boalsburg.’ It was taken in approximately 1895.

From left, they are: J. Curtis Meyer (of Meyer Dairy family), Dave Tait, Samuel Everhart (Branch Road farmer), George Meyer, John Kimport and George O’Bryan (of O’Bryan coal yard family).

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 Audience Engagement Editor Laurie Jones at ljones@centredaily.com. Provide as much information as you can.

All photos in the weekly series are placed in a “Share our Heritage” gallery at CentreDaily.com. If you have any questions about this series, Jones can be reached at 231-6461.

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