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William Alexander, president of the Chamber of Commerce of Chambersburg (Pa.) and burgess of the town, conceived the idea of the first flight over Chambersburg in 1911. The Chamber contracted Paul Peck, exhibition pilot for the Rex Smith Airplane Co., to...
Sometimes, communities go in search of salvation. They sense the future is slipping away and they take desperate steps in an attempt to avoid irrelevance. Sometimes, salvation is a new facility; sometimes, a new industry or community redesign. Here, in...
By Linda Irvin-Craig Special to The Herald-Mail For the first 55 years of the existence of the Washington County Historical Society, the group had no home and functioned under nomadic conditions. Early meetings were held in the Washington County...
Three times in less than two years Chambersburg was invaded by Confederate forces, the last incursion a revenge raid that left the town’s center a charred ruin. Confederate cavalry commander Maj. Gen. J.E.B. Stuart led the first raid in October...
Editor's note: This is the 10th in a 12-part series about Washington County Historical Society's founders. In late August, the Washington County Historical Society plans to open a Founders' Exhibit on the many accomplishments of the 29 men and women,...
email@example.comDan Danzberger was a young boy when the Cumberland Valley Railroad station on Penncraft Avenue in Chambersburg, Pa., was torn down. "I can barely remember the station being there," Danzberger said at Saturday's model train sale hosted by the nonprofit...
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