SIGN OF THE TIMES 8: Mr. Peanut Doesn't Live Here Anymore

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    Wilkes-Barre ousted Mr. Peanut and said that they were putting up a strip mall....years later, that didn't happen either, and the site STILL remains vacant!

    Right now Wilkes-Barre is faced with losing another valuable historical landmark to the "Politics of Finance"---The Hotel Sterling. We need community support to stop the destruction of our history yet again......

    You can join grassroots efforts to save this landmark at “Save the Hotel Sterling, Wilkes-Barre, PA” page on Facebook:
    www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1626880084#!/pages/Save-t...

    You can sign the Save the Sterling petition at:
    www.ipetitions.com/petition/savethesterling/
    (Please note that a window will come up asking for a donation once you sign the petition….THAT REQUEST IS NOT FOR THE HOTEL STERLING but for the ipetitions site itself. A donation is not required for your signature to be recorded on the Save The Sterling petition.)

    BryanQuigley, SCOTTS WORLD, matt kk, and 1 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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    1. kimberly ann kern 37 months ago | reply

      Very cool... I never knew that about mr peanut!

    2. John-Morgan 37 months ago | reply

      nice diptych. I remember when that place still operated.

    3. SCOTTS WORLD 37 months ago | reply

      Very cool....I had no idea either this was Mr. Peanut started there. Awesome building, the reflections in the window are fantastic!

    4. Sheltie World 37 months ago | reply

      Watch this space, Cheri is on the warpath. Love the way you are putting the history, Nice work

    5. Ken Voight 37 months ago | reply

      of all the things that have changed in Wilkes-Barre since I grew up there, the Planters building has looked just like this pic since the 70's. My paternal grandma's house was a short walk from this building.

    6. martin alberts Pictures of Amsterdam 37 months ago | reply

      Very interesting Thanks.......................

    7. enrique1959 - 37 months ago | reply

      Bonita toma, saludos

    8. bjarne.winkler 37 months ago | reply

      Cheri, have you gone peaNUT?

    9. Aaron of NEPA 37 months ago | reply

      Yeah Cheri... that was a stupid and boneheaded move. And as you point out, they are about to do it again!

      Seen in the group"Luzerne County" (?)

    10. Oh501 37 months ago | reply

      Your Super shot deserves our Super award!
      Super Photographer
      Show The World Your Art
      Super Photographer Group (Post 1 - Award 5)

    11. di_the_huntress 37 months ago | reply

      This is one bleak stretch of land! I remeber when little Mr. Peanuts topped the iron fence here. "But you don't know what you got 'til it's gone..."

    12. fundraz34 37 months ago | reply

      Thank you for the information. Very interesting.

    13. dmp_1959 37 months ago | reply

      your photostream is like going to school I learn more here then I ever did there. Maybe I should have payed more attention

    14. EZ_"T" PHOTO 35 months ago | reply

      Thank you for the information.

    15. Little Grey 26 months ago | reply

      Your photo stream is so interesting..

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