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Freedom Train inside the York Fairgrounds

Inside the York Fairgrounds, Yorkers saw original documents and flags such as: Thomas Jefferson’s rough draft of the Declaration of Independence, George Washington’s own copy of the Constitution, Abraham Lincoln’s draft of the Emancipation Proclamation, the documents signed by the … Continue reading

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Freedom Train within the York Fairgrounds

In my post American Freedom Train was in York County for whole Bicentennial Weekend, I wrote about visiting the 1975-1976 American Freedom Train on July 5, 1976 during its stop at the New Cumberland Army Depot, in northern York County. … Continue reading

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American Freedom Train was in York County for whole Bicentennial Weekend

I recently discovered the ticket stub from my tour of the American Freedom Train during the Bicentennial. It had been lost between the pages of race car driver Mark Donohue’s book the “The Unfair Advantage;” probably ever since I last … Continue reading

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George S. Billmeyer of York enters the 1867 Freshman Class at Princeton; another Capital of the United States

Chapter 11 of my historically accurate novel Railcar Gold starts tomorrow.  This chapter centers upon the time George S. Billmeyer attended College at Princeton, NJ.  George S. Billmeyer is the oldest son of Charles Billmeyer, a founder of the York … Continue reading

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