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on Sat, 06/27/2015 - 14:41


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John's Burnt Mill Bridge

on Thu, 06/25/2015 - 22:55


Located roughly six miles from Hanover, not far off of Centennial Road, is a small bridge easily driven over without noticing its beautiful structure and historical significance. John’s Burnt Mill Bridge, sometimes referred to locally as Camelback Bridge, was accepted into the list of National Register of Historic Places in 1974. (Its official designation for the county is Bridge No. 56.) It spans the south branch of the Conewago Creek in Mount Pleasant and Oxford Townships, Pennsylvania.

While there are some discrepancies regarding the construction date of the bridge, ranging from 1800

Schmucker Art Gallery Panoramas

on Thu, 06/11/2015 - 23:58

Adams County Arts Council's annual juried exhibit continues through June 19th, 2015. Participating artists and art lovers are fortunate to have the show housed in such a wonderful home, Gettysburg College's Schmucker Art Gallery.

Juror Cristin Cash of St. Mary’s College of Maryland selected a wide range of styles and mediums for display You can get a feel for the exhibit and the gallery by clicking on the three panoramas below. Not all works are shown; you are encouraged to attend this show and other upcoming exhibits at Schmucker Art Gallery and in your hometown and region.

Online Questions of Courage: Caitlyn Jenner

on Fri, 06/05/2015 - 19:54

When controversial topics arise in the media world, I tend to be much less interested in the controversy itself than the reactions from folks, both in person and on social media. Now that the newsfeed (which rarely has anything to do with news or food, for that matter) is slowing in terms of reactions to Jenner, I’ll note my head-scratching after seeing the various Facebook posts.

When did bravery/heroism/courage become a competition? Did I miss some grand pronouncement that there can only be one heroic act a year?

The posts noting that Jenner can’t be considered to have made a brave

Adams County Arts Council Annual Juried Art Exhibit

on Sun, 05/31/2015 - 18:49

Adams County Arts Council's annual juried exhibit has opened at Gettysburg College's Schmucker Art Gallery, and runs through June 19th. Juror Cristin Cash of St. Mary's College of Maryland selected 47 works and 39 represented artists of various mediums.

The free exhibition is open six days a week (closed on Mondays) from 10 AM to 4 PM. Extended hours (until 7 PM) are available on June 5th, 12th and 13th. The opening reception will be held on Friday, June 5th, 5-7 PM.

I'm fortunate to be represented with two works this year.

Hanover's "Caged" Lion

on Sun, 05/10/2015 - 17:33


Herman Miller, architect for Hanover’s well-known Sheppard and Myers homes, was also the architect for the grand, four column PNC Bank found in the first block of Carlisle Street, just a few footsteps away from our square. Traffic, both by car and foot, passes by this building daily, with very few knowing about Hanover’s “caged” lion.

Originally known as the home of Hanover Saving Fund Society, the institution was chartered on April 14, 1835, by “Matthias N. Forney, Henry Meyers, Peter Muller, Henry C. Wampler, David Diehl, Daniel Barnitz, William Bair, Daniel P.

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