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PEEKING INTO THE PAST – A 1954 Christmas

Today’s first Christmas photo from 1954 shows North Second Street from the square in Albemarle.

The second picture, with the first as a background, appeared in the Dec. 24, 1954 edition of the Stanly News & Press. Pictured, from left, front row: Gay Crowell, Peggy Smith, Kitty Almond and Peggy Lisk; back row: Graham Harwood, Tommy Murrell, Paul Fry (long time director of music at Albemarle High School), Larry Mullis and Johnny Efird.

{Lewis Bramlett – Stanly County Historical Society}