Tag Archives: Hanover Junction

A Retrospective of the Confederate Invasion of 1863

Why is the 151st anniversary commemorated far less than the 150th?  Sometime in the distant past, a 150th anniversary was considered a milestone; the 151st, not so much. After the age of 21, most birthday milestones are 30, 40, 50, … Continue reading

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Clock Trickery in Columbia; connection to Steam Into History in New Freedom

There is currently a neat exhibit that is part of any always-enjoyable tour through The National Watch and Clock Museum in Columbia.  “The Magic of Mystery Clocks” is a temporary exhibit; it opened in May and runs through December 2014. … Continue reading

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RAILCAR GOLD Chapter 13 . . PeachBottom . . Part 3

RAILCAR GOLD is a historically accurate multi-generational fictional tale of hidden treasure, primarily set in York County, Pennsylvania during the latter half of the Nineteenth Century.  This is Part 3 of Chapter 13 . . . PeachBottom.  A new part … Continue reading

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RAILCAR GOLD Chapter 13 . . PeachBottom . . Part 1

RAILCAR GOLD is a historically accurate multi-generational fictional tale of hidden treasure, primarily set in York County, Pennsylvania during the latter half of the Nineteenth Century.  This is Part 1 of Chapter 13 . . . PeachBottom.  A new part … Continue reading

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York #17 and Leviathan #63 Steam Locomotives; Reenactment of Transcontinental Railroad Golden Spike Ceremony, right here in York County

In November, Leviathan Week at Steam Into History will feature TWO 1860s era replica Steam Locomotives rambling on the tracks adjacent to the York County Rail Trail in Southern York County.  On May 10th, 1869, the Union Pacific Railroad building … Continue reading

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Practically FREE Train Ride on Steam into History; this Saturday 9/21/13

The Steam into History web site announces for Saturday September 21, 2013: September 21, Steam Into History, Saubel Markets and Shurfine are sponsoring a taste of the train ride to Railroad, PA during the New Freedom Fest.  We will have … Continue reading

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RAILCAR GOLD Chapter 9 . . Lincoln . . Part 4

RAILCAR GOLD is a historically accurate multi-generational fictional tale of hidden treasure, primarily set in York County, Pennsylvania during the latter half of the Nineteenth Century.  This is Part 4 of Chapter 9 . . . Lincoln.  A new part … Continue reading

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Read The Actual Article: Next-day Newspaper Coverage of Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address

Installments of my historical novel, Railcar Gold, are posted every Thursday.  I usually do in-depth research on the historical aspects a few weeks in advance and occasionally post about my research. In tomorrow’s installment, the characters in Railcar Gold return … Continue reading

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RAILCAR GOLD Chapter 9 . . Lincoln . . Part 3

RAILCAR GOLD is a historically accurate multi-generational fictional tale of hidden treasure, primarily set in York County, Pennsylvania during the latter half of the Nineteenth Century.  This is Part 3 of Chapter 9 . . . Lincoln.  A new part … Continue reading

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1925 Article sheds light on President Lincoln photograph at Hanover Junction

Installments of my historical novel, Railcar Gold, are posted every Thursday.  I usually do in-depth research on the historical aspects a few weeks in advance and occasionally post about my research. Tomorrow the characters in Railcar Gold are present at … Continue reading

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