The Centre of the Cumberland Valley
Situated in the heart of the most fertile part of the Cumberland Valley,
equidistant from the mountains on either side, where the Valley is 32 miles
in width, has an area of 640 acres, a population of over 2,000, electric
lights, gravity water, interurban trolleys north, south, east and west, main
line of the Cumberland Valley railroad giving Pennsylvania standard service
north and south, with 14 fast passenger trains daily, and unsurpassed
freight service; the proposed Western Maryland lowgrade line, with P. & R.
connection east, will pass through the town; has a trading population,
within six miles of the town, aggregating 10,000 people, and embracing the
most fertile agricultural and orchard lands in the Valley.
There are two National banks with deposits of over $700,000,
large gasoline engine works, branch of the great Emerson-Brantingham Co,.
large knitting mills, planing mill, grain elevator, modern stores, eight
churches, two public schools, with eight grades and 4-year First Grade High
Schools, with a corps of eleven teachers; three first class hotels, modernly
equipped and furnished; fine macadamized local road system, with main State
highway route connecting north, south, east and west-a good town to live in.
If you are seeking an unexcelled home or factory site address Board of
Trade, D. C. Roler, Secretary, Greencastle, Pa.