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Lancaster County’s Columbia target of Smithsonian’s search-and-enjoy mission

The National Watch and Clock Museum received a shout out when Smithsonian.com listed Columbia as one of the 20 Best Small Towns to Visit in 2014. ‘Columbia is also home to one of the world’s only horology museums, the National … Continue reading

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Gettysburg 150: Jubal Early’s burning of Thaddeus Stevens’ ironworks felt in York, Pa.

Confederate Gen. Jubal Early targeted Caledonia Furnace, abolitionist Congressman Thaddeus Stevens’ business is Franklin County, Pa. This is what remains of that furnace, a stack erected in 1837. Early burned the ironworks en route to York County and the Susquehanna River bridge.

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