Centennial Info


In preparation for celebrating 150 years of rich Longview history, the Longview Public Library has made available digital resources that celebrate our heritage! Please follow the link below to see newspaper articles, photos, and descriptions of what Longview was like during it’s first 100 years.

Centennial Diary - May 12, 1970

Longview and Gregg County Texas Chamber Of Commerce

Longview, Texas Telephone Directory

Friday, July 20

Sunday, May 3, 1970

Sunday, Oct 10

Sunday, Oct 10 Library Article

Tuesday, May 12, 1970

Longview, Texas Centennial

Recovering, repurposing, and recycling the brass pole from the Old Fire Station 3 on Mobberly for use in the new Fire Station 7. Originally installed in the 1930’s and finding a new life nearly a century later!