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Is it honestly Abe?

The vast public holdings of the U. S. government include thousands of vintage photographs from the Civil War. At least six of them show Hanover Junction, Pennsylvania, and are credited to the Mathew Brady studio in Washington, D.C. They were … Continue reading

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150 years ago today – The Gettysburg Address

On the morning of November 19, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln arose at the David Wills House on the square in downtown Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. He faced a busy day, highlighted by a procession to the National Cemetery and the lengthy dedication … Continue reading

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150 years ago this month in York County, Pa. – Part 1

As part 1 of my series on York County, PA during the month of November, 1863, when Abraham Lincoln came here as he traveled to and from Gettysburg to deliver the Gettysburg Address, I offer this reposting of a blog … Continue reading

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Park Service announces special events for 150th anniversary of Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address

Gettysburg, PA (November 6, 2013) – We invite you to attend the following upcoming 150th Anniversary November events, co-sponsored by the Gettysburg Foundation and Gettysburg National Military Park. Here is the current schedule of events (subject to change):

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Famed general Winfield Scott & daughters at Hanover Junction?

A photographic team visited Hanover Junction, Pennsylvania, in November 1863 to take photographs of the dignitaries waiting there for the westbound train to Gettysburg. Hanover Junction, located in southern York County less than 20 miles from the Maryland line, was … Continue reading

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