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Origins of Memorial Day

Three years after the Civil War ended, on May 5, 1868, the head of an organization of Union veterans established Decoration Day as a time

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You Can’t Rewind Life

So I’m slightly addicted to this thing where you can rewind live television. Seriously. I think it may be one of the greatest inventions at

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Franklin County: Historical Society Announces African American Exhibit

 The Franklin County Historical Society is excited to announce a new temporary exhibit, “This is Their Story: African American Community History of Chambersburg”, curated by Shippensburg University student Madison Groninger. The exhibit focuses on local Black veterans and outstanding women and their oral histories. The exhibit is based on the book, “An All American Town: An Oral History of the African American Community of Franklin County, PA” by historian C. Bernard Ruffin III.  The exhibit may be viewed at The Franklin County Historical Society, 175 East King Street, Chambersburg, PA 17201. It will be on display until August 31, 2022.  READ: Franklin County Honors Former First Lady Information The Society can by visiting   This exhibit is free and open to the public.    Contact: Jenny Shifler 717-264-1667 

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