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    On the Campus of History you will learn about Lancaster County, Pennsylvania—from stories of the Conestoga Indians and the Underground Railroad to the political legacy of James Buchanan and Thaddeus Stevens to the stories of your own family.

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  • The Louise Arnold Tanger Arboretum

    Sporting 104 mature varieties of trees, the Tanger Arboretum is open to the public as a place of rest and relaxation.

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Saturday, September 6, 2014
Living History at Wheatland
1864: Copperhead or War Democrat

Step back in time with us to September 1864. The nation was immersed in the War while also trying to choose a new president; their choices were the incumbent Abraham Lincoln who was leading the War effort and Democrat George B. McClellan who was calling for peace.

 

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President James Buchanan
President James Buchanan
Learn about the political career of President James Buchanan & First Lady Harriet Lane.
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Discover
Discover
Explore your family history, your local history, your nation's history.
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Congressman Thaddeus Stevens
Congressman Thaddeus Stevens
Learn about the Great Commoner & Lydia Hamilton Smith.
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Esprit Quilt Collection
Esprit Quilt Collection
Explore three centuries of art and history through the Richard C. von Hess Decorative Arts Center.
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Around the County
Around the County
The historic sites and museums in Lancaster County offer extraordinary opportunities for learners of all ages.
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