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Hanover Democrats celebrated victory graciously

Politics could be rough in the past, but the Hanover Democrats were pretty civil in celebrating the party‚Äôs win in the November 1882 Pennsylvania election for Governor. Here is the story from the November 28, 1882 York Dispatch, picked up … Continue reading

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Huge Snakes in Hanover Area

A while ago I wrote about how we like to impress others with what we have–the biggest and best. Click here to read about giant pumpkins and corn. The Hanover newspapers reported on the really big black snakes seen in … Continue reading

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