This is an original authentic issue of the Port Richey Press newspaper, volume 2, number 20, published on May 15, 1919. Bound to be a conversation starter when displayed in your home. It would make a great Christmas gift for that New Port Richey history buff in your family!
This copy has been professionally laminated and is in excellent condition, suitable for framing or display.
The Port Richey Press first began publishing in November of 1918, and was later renamed “The New Port Richey Press”. You are bidding on the entire six page edition of the newspaper – not just the cover page.
This 104 year old edition of New Port Richey’s newspaper has the following interesting stories;
- Feature story – describing a dispute between the residents of “Old” Port Richey, New Port Richey, and the county school board regarding consolidation of the schools in the two “port cities”.
- News about the formation of the town’s first library.
- Announcement of a new general manager for the Elfers Citrus Exchange.
- Personal and social news about local residents.
- A variety of advertisements from businesses in New Port Richey in May of 1919.
Note: The West Pasco Historical Society maintains an extensive collection of historic newspapers. We have two copies of this issue (and we only need one for our collection). So we are making it available for purchase to anyone who wants an authentic 104 year old artifact of New Port Richey to claim as their own.
This auction ends at midnight on December 8, 2023.
We will notify the winning bidder by email when the auction ends. Item must be picked up at our museum in Sims Park, New Port Richey. Payment may be in cash or by charge card when you pick up the item.