Leonard Cash

  129 W. Main St., Newcastle (307) 746-3579   “Make it yourself, or we will make it for you!”   The only ceramics store in town is located right on Main Street in Newcastle, Cashbox Ceramics. For the past 25 years, Linda and Leonard Cash have operated the store where crafters of all ages can...

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A historical photo of downtown Newcastle.

Hannah Gross NLJ Correspondent  With Leonard Cash, historian   After discussing the various businesses that have occupied lot 1 of block 11 (where the Weston County Annex building is), including a general store, pharmacy and bank, Leonard Cash decided to backtrack in this week’s installment of “...
Hannah Gross NLJ Correspondent With Leonard Cash, historian    In this week’s installment of “History on Main,” Leonard Cash continues his series on the Weston County Bank building, located on lot 1 of block 11, but first he wanted to discuss the life of Jake Lang, who was the manager of the...
Hannah Gross NLJ Correspondent  With Leonard Cash, Historian   Leonard Cash began recapturing the history of the double strangulation that occurred on Feb. 12, 1967, at the Egert Hotel, located on 314 Stockade Ave. The victims were owner Marion Mason and hotel guest William Adams, and this week,...

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A historical bird’s eye view photo of S. Seneca Ave. in Newcastle.

 
Hannah Gross NLJ Correspondent  With Leonard Cash, historian   Continuing down Seneca Street across the alley from the buildings behind the former First State Bank building on lot 12 of block 10 on Main Street, Leonard Cash tells the story of the Black Hills Dental building, located at 7 S. Seneca...
Hannah Gross NLJ Correspondent  With Leonard Cash   Historian Leonard Cash continues his series on the Newcastle and McCrea mercantiles in this week’s installment of “History on Main.” The two mercantiles operated side by side on lots 10 and 11.  According to an article from the Nov. 28, 1912 local...
Hannah Gross NLJ Correspondent  With Leonard Cash   Historian Leonard Cash continues his “History on Main” series with a look at what happened after Newcastle Mercantile and McCrea’s Mercantile moved out of block 10 on lot 10, The story picks up in the 1930s with a discussion of the various...

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Historic photograph of Main Street in Newcastle.

Hannah Gross NLJ Correspondent  With Leonard Cash   After finishing up his series on the former Fawkes building on lot 9 of block 10, historian Leonard Cash moves right along the block to lot 10 in this week’s installment of “History on Main.”  Starting things off with a newspaper article from the...

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A photo of one of the drug stores in Newcastle.

 
Hannah Gross  NLJ Correspondent   With Leonard Cash   Leonard Cash has been taking us through a walk down memory lane on lot 9 of block 10 of historic downtown Newcastle, which was once home to the Fawkes Drug Store, Elk Drug Store, Sprecher Pharmacy and Newcastle Drug Store. Last week, Cash pulled...
  Hannah Gross NLJ Correspondent  With Leonard Cash   Historian Leonard Cash continues his series on the Sprecher Pharmacy (formerly the Fawkes Drug Co.), located on lot 9 of block 10 in this week’s installment of “History on Main.” On Nov. 20, 1919, a News Letter Journal article reported that...

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