Daily Archives: February 26, 2009

Underground Railroad museum in York would honor achievements of William C. Goodridge

Crispus Attucks Association’s Cindy Leiphart can be seen in a room in the former home of William C. Goodridge that was reportedly used to hide fugitive slaves as part of the Underground Railroad. A hole in the floor above the … Continue reading

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‘Flames Beyond Gettysburg’ available at York County booksellers

Union engineer Herman Haupt quickly rebuilt this bridge near Hanover Junction after invading Confederates burned it in late June 1863. This Library of Congress photo appears in the just-released “Flames Beyond Gettysburg,” which tells about the Confederate raid. Background posts: … Continue reading

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