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125 Years Ago

The Hon. G. Spang Passes On

Herald of June 24, 1897

The Pennsylvania Railroad announced that for the benefit of persons desiring to take advantage of the National Holiday on the Fourth of July, it was selling excursion tickets between all stations including Pittsburgh and Erie. Philadelphia was excluded from the promotion.

The Hon. George H. Spang, a prominent member of the Blair County Bar Association, died at his country residence, “The Highlands,” due to paralysis. Mr. Spang stood high in his chosen profession as one who carefully guarded the interests of his clients, and never neglected any means to secure success in...


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