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Thaddeus Stevens in York

History is full or “what ifs.” We can only speculate on how a different path could have affected outcomes of important events in our history. We might be familiar with the life of Thaddeus Stevens and his role in Congress … Continue reading

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York County Heritage Trust hosting rare Lincoln signed print of the Emancipation Proclamation

President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863. There are many websites that discuss the proclamation, looking at why it was important and what it did and did not do. The National Archives and Records Administration in … Continue reading

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You can be a part of the Confederate Invasion of York on Thursday June 27

Tomorrow I will resume my series, based on June 1863 issues of the York Gazette, on the impending crisis as the Confederate Army came closer and closer to York County. In the meantime, mark your calendar for the event above. … Continue reading

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