Tag Archives: Seidel Oak

Ike Eisenhower’s 1955 Cockshutt Blackhawk 40: This tractor was not for sale

Dwight D. Eisenhower probably never drove this 1955 Cockshutt Blackhawk 40 tractor, but it was part of his Gettysburg farm at the the time of his death. The Evening Sun in Hanover reported that it was on display with other antiques that were part of Adams County farmer Stanley Wolf’s collection.

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Part II: Once the biggest and most beautiful tree in York County. No more.

This is the stump of what was once called the biggest and most beautiful tree in York County – the Seidel Oak in the Bryansville area of southeastern York County. ‘The black object to the right is my hat – … Continue reading

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