HANOVER , a
See also:borough of
See also:county, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., 36 m . S. by W. of
See also:Harrisburg, and 6 m. from the S. border of the state . Pop . (189o) 3746; (1900) 5302, (133
See also:born); (1910) 70J7 . It is served by the
See also:Northern Central and the Western
See also:railways . The borough is built on nearlylevel ground in the fertile valley of the Conewago, at the point of intersection of the
See also:turnpike roads leading to Baltimore, Carlisle, York and
See also:Frederick, from which places the
See also:principal streets—sections of these roads—are named . Among its manuiantures are foundry and machine-
See also:shop products,
See also:silk, waggons, shoes, gloves, furniture,
See also:cloth and cigars . The settlement of the place was begun mostly by Germans during the
See also:middle of the 18th century . Hanover was laid out in 1763 or 1764 by Col .
See also:Richard MacAllister; and in 1815 it was incorporated . On the 3oth of
See also:June 1863 there was a
See also:cavalry engagement in and near Hanover between the forces of Generals H . J .
Kilpatrick (Union) and J . E . B .
See also:Stuart (Confederate) preliminary to the
See also:battle of
See also:Gettysburg . This engagement is commemorated by an equestrian statue erected in Hanover by the state .
ALBERT AUGUSTE GABRIEL HANOTAUX (1853– )
HANOVER (Ger. Hannover)
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