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Log Houses, Slate Gravestones, and Trilobites: Encounters with History in Lancaster City and County


In this recent 2023 publication by James Gerhart, readers can learn about the history and various stories of Lancaster City and County.

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Book excerpt:

Demolished log houses, a Lutheran Church riot, a long-vanished city park, autographs in plaster in Lititz, forgotten storefronts on Cabbage Hill, ancient cemeteries in the southern end, an abandoned quarry near Rohrerstown—these are some of the wide-ranging topics included in this collection of historical essays about Lancaster City and County. Meticulously researched, rich in detail, and with over 100 photographs and other illustrations, these stories bring to life some of the fascinating people, places, and events that have helped shape our local history since our county was founded nearly 300 years ago.

Soft cover book,161 pages (including resources).

Printed by Mt. Royal Printing, East Petersburg, PA

Written by James M. Gerhart

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Weight 20.4 oz
Dimensions 8 × 10 × .35 in

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Did You Know?

Lancaster City’s first female police officer, Agnes Ferriter, served on the force from 1923 to 1946.