~ WHO’D have believed after all these years (cassettes, CDs, iTunes, etc) that new vinyl records are being pressed because they are again “in demand.”
~ BUSINESS is “so” good that United Record Pressing (since 1949) (at: http://www.urpressing.com/)
Nashville, TN has just built a new, larger, facility.
~ ITS history: http://www.urpressing.com/history.php
~ DO YOU still have vinyl records that you bought back in the day?…
~ DO YOU still have a record player?
~ WHO were your favorite artists?
~ THE VICTROLA record player is from the McLaughlin Hotel. It was in the “common” area upstairs, where hotel guests could listen to the latest songs and music artists, as well as write postcards home to their families.
January 2017 Exhibit
Allison-Antrim Museum, 365 S Ridge Ave, Greencastle, PA is hosting the 2017 Graduating Greencastle-Antrim High School Student Art Portfolio Exhibition. The exhibition will be in the Barn’s South Exhibit Bay from Wednesday, January 11 through Tuesday, January 17. Open house hours at the museum are Tuesday to Friday, from noon to 4 p.m. and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. A special “public” reception will be held Friday, January 13, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Please stop by to see the artwork of the Greencastle-Antrim community’s talented high school art students.
There is no admission fee, but donations are greatly appreciated. For more information, please visit: www.greencastlemuseum.org, Facebook, on Twitter @greencastlemuzm, or call 717-597-9010.
2017 ~ IS THE 20th ANNIVERSARY OF AAMI’S SPEAKER SERIES
~ 1st SPEAKER’S MEETING OF 2017
~ WHEN: Thursday, January 12, 7 pm
~ WHERE: In the Barn at Allison-Antrim Museum, 365 S Ridge Ave, Greencastle, PA 17225
~ WHO: Jerry Holsworth, author of CW books & articles in several CW magazines; sports writer for Winchester Star; former Archives Assist at Handley Regional Library in Winchester, VA and a former Park Ranger at Antietam National Battlefield.
~ TOPIC: “Stonewall Jackson & Winchester, VA” Learn about Jackson’s infamous personality traits, how the townspeople reacted to his presence in town, & how Jackson is now remembered in Winchester.
~ ALTHOUGH Stonewall Jackson was never in PA during the CW, his persona was larger than life & he is still today a fascinating CW general.
~ MORE INFO: Call 717.597.9010, visit www.greencastlemuseum.org or Twitter @greencastlemuzm
~ WEATHER PERMITTING: Should inclement weather be an issue, please check the above Web site, Facebook, and Twitter for current notices.
~ Between September 1848 and the beginning of 1849, Jackson was assigned to general court martial detail at the Carlisle Barracks, PA.
~ LINK to his 9.5.1848 letter to his sister Laura Arnold in VA: http://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/…/p15821coll4/id/86/rec/12
~ LINK to VMI Stonewall Jackson archives. “Very” interesting reading: http://www.vmi.edu/…/stonewall-…/stonewall-jackson-timeline/
Historic Online Resources For History Buffs
MAP OF ALL THE MASON-DIXON LINE markers: http://www.mdlpp.org/?page=stoneinv
~ LINK to transcription of Jeremiah Dixon’s journal: http://www.mdlpp.org/pdf/library/JournalofMasonandDixon.pdf
More on Mason Dixon Markers: https://www.facebook.com/groups/mdlpp/