"Ma" Barbara Pope

Proprietor of Ma's Diner in Wellsboro


Ma, as Barbara is locally known, is the owner and operator of Ma’s Diner, a 50’s style diner that has become a landmark in the small town of Wellsboro. In her sixties and hair unabashedly a mix of silver and grey, Barbara is pillar of the community. She actively strives to keep the small town feel of Wellsboro.

DM’s Note: Portrait adapted, under Creative Commons license, from this photograph

"Ma" Barbara Pope

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