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McSherrystown’s 250th: ‘I am thrilled, proud to be a McSherry’

In 1763, Patrick McSherry bought land in then-western York County, Pa. The lots he sold became known as McSherrystown. Two hundred and fifty years later, one direct descendant, JoAnn Neiderer, picture here, lived in the town that her kinsman founded. She was honored recently as the community observed its 250th birthday.

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