Biggest Population Losses
After a recent drive through Cairo, Illinois (article forthcoming), and seeing the effects of decades of racial segregation and violence, and then economic decline and population loss, I wondered what other major and minor cities in the United States has experienced such steep and dramatic losses? Besides Cairo, Detroit and Wheeling, I asked my Facebook readers of other examples.
Ashland’s Field Department Store and Sears
The Millard F. Field Building, located at Winchester Avenue and 16th Street in downtown Ashland, Kentucky, was home to the Field Department Store and Sears.
A trip into West Virginia
I had to travel to Virginia for a conference and decided to stop at two historical sites in West Virginia: Weston State Hospital and Sweet Springs Resort.
With Respects to The Old Hickory
An outstanding residence in the center of Coudersport, Pennsylvania, Old Hickory, has been abandoned for nearly 30 years.