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Old 10-28-2008, 12:08 PM
 
Location: San Antonio Texas
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My great grandfather came from there back in the 1800s. What is it like? Is it conservative, moderate or liberal? What are the people like? Does it have a geneaology center?
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Old 11-01-2008, 06:37 PM
 
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Williamsport has a tiny downtown core where the main employer is the medical center. Most of the neighborhoods are run down and there are a few high crime sections to avoid. Several vacant factories dot the city and surrounding area. Suburban strip-mall infill provides most of the shopping, hoteling and dining needs.

They were in the midst of a downtown revitalization project but I don't think those loans will survive the credit crisis.
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Old 11-01-2008, 06:49 PM
 
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This should provide some good information on Williamsport:
http://www.city-data.com/forum/searc...archid=8824775

Lycoming County Genealogical Society
PO Box 3625
Williamsport, PA 17701-5824
(570) 326-3326

Hope this helps
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