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Smithsonian, unexpectedly, finds this wasn’t a Gettysburg soldier’s skull

Linked in/Neat stuff: York’s First Capital claim probed/Hanover’s Eagle Fire Station Remember this skull saved from the auction block in Maryland last year? It then was presented as that of a Civil War soldier. But tests by the Smithsonian have … Continue reading

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York: ‘The first capital of the United States?’

This is is a replica of the York County Court House, where Congress met in 1777-78 and adopted the Articles of Confederation. This action has led to the claim that York is the first capital of the United States. Background … Continue reading

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