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by KATE COLEMAN | September 3, 2006
"What's the punch line?" I asked a man who walked past my friends and me as we picnicked at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park a couple of Saturday evenings ago. I could read the large letters on his T-shirt - "Lies My Teacher Told Me" - but I couldn't quite make out the finer print underneath. That first part is the title of a book he wrote. Published in 1995, subtitled "Everything Your American History Loewen's two years of research surveying 12 high school American history textbooks, according to information on his home page at the University of Vermont Web site at www.uvm.
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June 24, 2006
Fort Loudoun's 250th Fort Loudoun will celebrate its 250th anniversary with music, re-enactors, demonstrations and displays. Today and Sunday. State Historic Site of Fort Loudoun, Pa., North Brooklyn Road off U.S. 30, 13 miles west of Chambersburg, Pa. Call 717-369-3473 or go to www.fortloudoun-pa.com . RC airplane fly-in Contests and fun flying for Academy of Model Aeronautics members. Today, registration at 8 a.m.; contests at 9 a.m.; night flying at 8 p.m. Pegasus Field, Old Forge Road, Hagerstown.
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By ROBERT SNYDER | February 4, 2006
martinsburg@herald-mail.com HARPERS FERRY, W.VA. - Holy ground is how some leaders of the modern American civil rights movement describe Harpers Ferry. It was here in 1867 that Storer College was founded to educate former slaves, serving as the state's only public institution of higher learning until 1891. And it was here, eight years before the school opened, that abolitionist John Brown lit the spark in a raid on the town that helped ignite the Civil War. And it was to the Mather Training Center in Harpers Ferry that members of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People gathered for a press conference Friday to announce the upcoming centennial commemoration of the Niagra Movement, which first convened here in 1906 and served as the forerunner to that organization and to the modern civil rights movement.
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September 5, 2008
First Friday CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- Music in several locations, activities for kids, and artists displaying and selling their work along Chambersburg's Main Street. 5 to 8 p.m. today. Downtown Chambersburg. Call Tina Flohr at 717-261-0072. Friday After 5 WAYNESBORO, Pa. -- Music by Boro Boogie Pickers. Firetruck and child ID program, sidewalk sales and discounts, food, face painting and more. 5 to 8 p.m. today. Downtown Waynesboro. Wind Down Friday Night Flat Stanley performs.
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by JULIE E. GREENE | March 31, 2005
julieg@herald-mail.com HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. - While audience members are listening to the soulful tunes coming out of Red Holloway's saxophone Friday night, he'll be listening for their reaction. "My purpose is to try and make people happy and entertain them. I have to figure out what they like," said Holloway, who has performed with Billie Holiday and Muddy Waters. It takes him two or three tunes to find out. "If (I hear) polite applause, it went over like a lead balloon.
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