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Adams County Remembered Helen Longstreet

The equestrian monument to Gen. James Longstreet on the Gettysburg battlefield is not where or what was originally planned. On July 2, 1941, Helen Longstreet,…

Adams County Remembered The Wagon Hotel

The Wagon Hotel (later called the Battlefield Hotel), shown circa 1886, stood at the corner of Baltimore Street and Emmitsburg Road. It was a popular…

Adams County Remembered Cooks Mill

Cook’s Mill, shown here around 1890, is one of the several 19th-century stone grist mills surviving in Adams County. This one, located a mile north…