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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’s 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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More on York County research and connections

My York Sunday News column last month illustrated how you often to take several sources and put them together to round out the story on a person, an event or a place that you are researching. Speaking of research, a … Continue reading

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York County Democrats celebrate in 1882

This account below is only one of several from the November 28, 1882 York Gazette recounting celebrations around the county of recent Democratic election wins. Democrat Robert E. Pattison had won the election for Governor, but not by much, over … Continue reading

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“Excitement in York” June 1863

The editors of the June 23, 1863 issue of the weekly York Gazette realized that they might soon have some southern visitors very soon. This time they wrote their own article, instead of reprinting one from another newspaper in the … Continue reading

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