GDG- William Addleman of the Bucktails

Dave Gillespie gillespd at gmail.com
Thu Jan 26 09:10:45 CST 2012


Haha, perhaps!  It's a thing in South Central PA to drop things
related to the town -- in Harrisburg they drop a giant strawberry; in
Lancaster and York they drop roses; and in Carlisle they drop a
lighted up car!

On Thu, Jan 26, 2012 at 10:04 AM,  <CWMHTours at aol.com> wrote:
> Esteemed GDG Member Contributes:
> Haha.   Cool!   My friends never told me  that.   Maybe they are too
> embarassed.
>
> A  Loyal Neo-Anti Unionist,
> Peter
>
>
> In a message dated 1/26/2012 9:41:47 A.M. Eastern Standard Time,
> gillespd at gmail.com writes:
>
> Esteemed  GDG Member Contributes:
> Haha, in Dillsburg they live up to their  name.  Every year, they drop
> a giant pickle on New Year's  Eve.
>
> Dave Gillespie
>
> On Thu, Jan 26, 2012 at 9:38 AM,   <CWMHTours at aol.com> wrote:
>> Esteemed GDG Member  Contributes:
>> I have friends in Dillsburg.   Just what the heck is  a Dillsburg?
>>
>> A  Loyal Neo-Anti Unionist,
>>  Peter
>>
>>
>> In a message dated 1/26/2012 12:06:42 A.M.  Eastern Standard Time,
>> bunco973 at optonline.net writes:
>>
>>  Esteemed  GDG Member  Contributes:
>>>>>>>>>
>> Thanks for your  patience
>> Hope someone read and enjoyed it half as much as me.  Funny thing  is
>> Curwensville hasn't changed much.
>> My wife  knew descendants of a good  number of the Curwensville past.
>> In  fact, there were articles in the book  where soldiers basically
> called
>> them inbreds!
>> I have always joked that  the town  was so small that I suspected everyone
>> was
>> related to each  other  and  heard dueling banjos.
>> Get the book to learn  about the dark side  of PA during the civil war.
>> Dave  <<<<<<<<<<
>>
>>
>>
>>  Great  post !!! - We vacation in that area (Benezette) every year  in
>> October  (video hunt the elk) - In Driftwood,Pa - there is a  great
> statue to
>> the  Bucktails (most of them came from the area)  - and a dirt road that
> is
>> still  there and can be followed by car  as they made their way to their
>> embarkation point.
>>
>>  Regards,
>> Tom  B.
>>
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