Miss Shillington – 1958

Came across this image of Miss Shillington and Miss Greater Reading standing next to an antique car. The image is from 1958, and taken in the parking lot of the Shillington Shopping Center. It appears to be some sort of antique car show going on in the parking lot. If you have any more information on this picture, please share in the comments.

George Field

George Field is located at 1801 North 5t Street. I cannot find an exact date for when this stadium was built, but the front gates say, “Class of 1914”. One can assume it was around then. For football games It was replaced by the newer stadium right behind the school forĀ  in 1938. Though it is still used for baseball games, from little league to Reading High Games. Anyone have more information on the history of George Field?

George Field 1940s
In the 1940s

 

2017

A 1938 article about it being replaced by a newer field behind the the High School: