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Preserving History on the Southside

As published in Webb Weekly in January 2020. By Scott N. Lowery In the years preceding her passing several years ago longtime South Williamsport resident and Webb Weekly columnist Rosemary Neidig was engaged in a literary project to write a book encompassing the history of the community she loved so well. While she was never… Continue reading Preserving History on the Southside

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Billman and Burlingame

By Scott N. Lowery Mention of the names Billman and Burlingame may conjure up thoughts of a railroad or law firm, but although they are neither the respective family names are firmly imbedded in the early formation of the South Williamsport community. Samuel Billman was a descendent of Hans Bielman who first arrived in America… Continue reading Billman and Burlingame