Banding together – 1996 newspaper article

The following is an article published by the Public Opinion’s Weekender Magazine on Thursday, November 14, 1996. Banding together Public Opinion’s Weekender in 1996   Banding together Shippensburg Band, around since 1923, ready to perform hodgepodge of tunes. SHIPPENSBURG – Shippensburg Town Band has entertained thousands in concerts and parades…

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The first 250 years

NEW!  Below is a collection of excerpts from William H. Burkhart’s book, “Shippensburg’s 250-Year History” published on the occasion of Shippensburg’s 250th Anniversary program, July 6-19, 1980.  1837–First Train Comes Through Town On Nov. 16, 1837, a train of seven cars drawn by two locomotives, the “Cumberland Valley” and the…

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