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150th anniversary of Lincoln assassination: Former York countian in Ford’s Theater on night president was shot

York County, Pa., learned about Abraham Lincoln’s death later the next day after the Friday, April 14, shooting. Chief Burgess David Small issued the protocol for the day, as seen on this handbill. Also of interest: Lincoln’s funeral train in … Continue reading

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Thaddeus Stevens’ first Pennsylvania stop came at the York County Academy: Linked in to history, Nov. 18, 2012

Yorktownsquare.com covers the rediscovery of Thaddeus Stevens, news about the Stewartstown Railroad and a video about the Articles of Confederation.

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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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