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Living historian to recreate Abe Lincoln’s trip to Gettysburg via Hanover Junction

Civil War fans have another major Gettysburg 150 moment coming on Nov. 19 – the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address. Abraham Lincoln stayed in the Wills House, partly seen at left in this five-year-old photo from atop the Gettysburg Hotel. Of course, the president passed through Hanover Junction and Hanover traveling to and from Gettysburg. The excursion train Steam into History will observe part of the president’s journey from New Freedom to Hanover Junction and back with the appearance of living historian James Hayney.

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Amish, Mennonite faiths explored, explained in new Lancaster exhibit: Linked into history, 3/2/13

Yorktownsquare.com explores York County towns, what’s off Interstate 83’s exists, an exhibit opening on Lancaster County Amish and Mennonites and a recent black history fair.

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Two York County institutions meet up in Chanceford Township

Malissa Hilliard, of Lower Windsor Township, participated in a recent road rally to keep Harley-Davidson in York. The 1996 Sportster, foreground, was made there. Harley linked up with another York County staple – chicken corn soup – recently in the … Continue reading

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One-room school days fascinate York County history students

Readers love to talk – and write – about one room schools. Here, Pat (Grove) Goodling of Dover sent this photo of her class in Chanceford Township’s Clearview School in 1951. She attended the school for seven years. Her teachers … Continue reading

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