Video provides trip back in time to Princeton, circa 1940s - WVVA TV Bluefield Beckley WV News, Weather and Sports

Video provides trip back in time to Princeton, circa 1940s

Posted:

PRINCETON (WVVA) - The above video posted to YouTube captures a 16-plus minute glimpse back in time to Athens and Princeton, circa 1941.

The video shows a bustling Mercer Street in Princeton, a young Concord College campus, the Mercer County Courthouse and Princeton Post Office, among other landmarks.

Check it out, and let us know what buildings or faces you may recognize in the Comments field below.

If you any home movie of the region you'd be interested in sharing with WVVA viewers, contact us here.

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WVVA.
All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Administrative Assistant Audrey Sluss at (304) 324-0659. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at fccinfo@fcc.gov.