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Though firefighters managed to save the dance pavilion, the two-story hotel with the attached restaurant was burned to the ground. Lost in the ruins were some wooden horses from the merry-go-round ride.
U.S. Commissioner of Indian Affairs Cato Sells made a surprise visit to the Carlisle Indian Industrial School in September 1914.
In 1904, Civil War veteran Harry White of Shippensburg returned a pocketknife he had borrowed from a fellow soldier 42 years earlier during the Battle of Antietam.
“The playing of the band was a gratifying surprise to everybody,” The Sentinel reported. “The band played with a dash and vim that stamps it a first class musical organization.”
Here’s a look at coronavirus cases among children in Cumberland County.
The 1956 Carlisle Fair featured a show that included a blind trick rider, a movie star elephant and a donkey with a reputation.
Generations of local residents had their laundry and dry cleaning delivered by a man who made lollipops on the side.
Two men named Sheldon Jackson played very different roles in the history of the Carlisle Indian Industrial School.
In July 1904, Army Capt. William A. Mercer replaced Gen. Richard H. Pratt as the superintendent of the Carlisle Indian Industrial School.
In late May 1966, the Cumberland County Historical Society hosted an open house of the recently completed Hamilton Library annex. The fundraising effort for that addition exceeded the goal by almost $7,400.
Nothing was too good for Jim Thorpe Jr.
Tuesday’s article on page A1 of The Sentinel about the 2021 election misspelled the name of judicial candidate Paul Edger.
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Fire destroyed the Capitol building in Harrisburg the afternoon of Feb. 2, 1897.
Powell came to The Sentinel in 1974 and soon became part of the Carlisle community.
Former publisher of The Sentinel, Wayne Powell, 83, died Thursday.
The surprise attack on Hawaii set in motion a grim determination among local residents as reported by The Sentinel on Dec. 8. Many factories in Carlisle were already engaged in war production in support of lend-lease shipments to England.
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A week-long schedule of celebrations were organized in 1924 to welcome back former Carlisle residents.
Famed aviator Charles Lindbergh visited the mid-state back in October 1930 as a technical advisor on an inspection tour of a new transcontinental passenger and mail service.
In October 1886, a nationally known speaker showed up in Carlisle to advocate against alcohol and to convince people to sign an abstinence pledge.