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Posted on: June 23, 2020

Longview Celebrates 150 Years

Friends toast

Longview celebrates 150 years in 2020! Longview was formed in 1870 when O.H. Methvin deeded 100 acres of land for the creation of a town along soon-to-be-constructed railroad line. As the story goes, they stood from the top of "Rock Hill" in present-day Downtown Longview and said something along the lines of "Oh my, that’s a long view." The rest is 150 years of East Texas history. 

Celebrate with us with a series of exciting events that are planned all over town. The fun never stops.

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