Advertisements for businesses in and around Lykens, Pennsylvania – February 1872

On a project we’ve been working on and hope to announce publicly soon, we’ve been taking a long look at the advertisements in Coal Region newspapers in the mid-19th century. So here’s a look at what advertisers were selling in a February 1872 edition of the Lykens Register, the paper of note in northern Dauphin County’s small mining region. 

Lykens Register Headline February 1872

From the Lykens Register, February 23, 1872:

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Featured Image: Headline and advertisements, February 1872 editions of the Lykens Register. 


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