This is the Band’s trumpet section, ca 1965 or 1966. If you recognize anyone, please let us know. Click on the photo to enlarge.
Front row, 2nd from right: Dr. Joseph Strite,
Front row, rightmost: William Miller
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 “Carlisle,” left the Susquehanna between 10:00 and 11:00 a.m. and arrived at Chambersburg at 3:00 p.m.