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Battle to save Underground Railroad Station marks 154th anniversary of Rebel invasion of York County

Today marks the 154th anniversary of the beginning of the Confederate invasion of York County, Pennsylvania. Lieutenant Colonel Elijah V. White’s 35th Battalion, Virginia Cavalry, entered Hanover, where a delegation of city fathers had assembled to meet the oncoming Rebels. … Continue reading

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Campaign to save the Hoke House, which was a Confederate campsite

The Hoke House is a familiar sight to the thousands of people who travel on PA Route 116 through Spring Grove, Pa. each day. Situated at the traffic circle, it has served as a tavern (dating back to the American … Continue reading

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Mad Anthony Wayne’s men buried in Menges Mills, PA.

Growing up in southern Ohio, we learned in school about the men and women who shaped the history of not only the Buckeye State, but the larger areas known in pioneer days as the Ohio Country and the Northwest Territory. … Continue reading

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