06 September 2015

On This Day: Quarryville man heads West


A Quarryville man and his wife headed West On This Day in 1880. George W. Hensel and his wife left in the morning and headed out to Chicago, Minneapolis and other points. Quarryville is in Southern Lancaster County.

Source

Lancaster Daily Intelligencer. (Lancaster, PA), 6 September 1880. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Library of Congress.  

 

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© Jeanne Ruczhak-Eckman, 2015
Locations listed are located in Pennsylvania (USA), unless otherwise noted in post.