Daily Archives: February 12, 2009

New Lincoln blog category introduced to honor Abe’s 200th birthday

Is the tall man with the stovepipe hat, center background, President Abraham Lincoln at Hanover Junction? That’s been long debated. But hundreds will gather at the Junction station from 1-7 p.m. today. Check out www.yorkcountyparks.org or call 840-7440. About a … Continue reading

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To President Harding: ‘With Sympathy from the White Rose City, York, Pennsylvania’

The (York, Pa.) Gazette and Daily gave prime play to the stop of President Warren G. Harding’s funeral train in York. The president was popular then. After his death, the considerable shortcomings of his administration emerged. Background posts: Nixon’s 1960 … Continue reading

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