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Old February 25th, 2009, 05:40 PM   #1
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Williamsport, PA: the West End

The West End is a neighborhood in Williamsport located east of Lycoming Creek. In the late 1800s, the textile industry grew in the West End, and remained in the neighborhood until the 1950s. The neighborhood is still a blue collar section of Williamsport.


Bowman Field, off of 4th Street near Lycoming Creek. Bowman Field is home of the Williamsport Crosscutters of the New York-Penn League. The stadium was built in 1926 and is the second-oldest stadium in Minor League Baseball, after Centennial Field in Burlington, Vermont.



The Freedom House Worship Center, at Memorial Avenue & Beeber Street.



Houses on Beeber Street.



A duplex on Taylor Place.



A house on Lloyd Street.



Houses on Memorial Avenue.



Houses on Memorial Avenue.



Houses on Scott Street at Stevens Street.



Houses on Scott Street.



A house on Oliver Street at Scott Street.



Rowhouses on Lloyd Street.



Houses on Taylor Place.



The Williamsport Textile Corporation factory, at Memorial Avenue & Oliver Street. The company was formed in 1933.



Houses on Memorial Avenue.



Carl E. Stotz Field, on 4th Street. It was here that Carl Stotz determined the dimensions for Little League Baseball and built the first Little League field in 1939. In addition to being the first Little League Field in history, this stadium was the original home of the Little League World Series, from 1947 until 1958.



Carl E. Stotz Field, the birthplace of Little League Baseball.



A house on 4th Street at Stevens Street.



Houses on 4th Street.

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