Yesteryear

Frank and Laura Gillen ran the Gillen Boarding Home at the corner of Church and Hemlock streets in Gallitzin until the 1930s. There was a bar in the basement, known as Gillen’s Place McKenna’s Old Maintuck. The photo was submitted by the Gillens’ grandson, Ray Lenz of Cresson. Above is the current building.
Frank Gillen
The Gillen house today.

Frank (above) and Laura Gillen ran the Gillen Boarding Home at the corner of Church and Hemlock streets in Gallitzin until the 1930s. There was a bar in the basement, known as Gillen’s Place McKenna’s Old Maintuck. The photo was submitted by the Gillens’ grandson, Ray Lenz of Cresson. Above is the current building.

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