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Main Street Hanover Recognized as Top Main Street Program

HANOVER, PA- Pennsylvania Downtown Center (PDC) has named its best performing Main Street Programs of 2017. This award recognizes those programs that have demonstrated an “across the board” capacity to generate new jobs, new businesses, public and private investment and volunteer hours. The top-performing Main Street Programs across the Commonwealth for 2018 are: 1st – […]

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Summer 2018 Events in Hanover, PA

Summer is nearly here! Don’t miss out on all the fun happening locally. Sunshine, Sip, and Stroll—June 9 Venture downtown and sample the brews (and sales) available from 1- 6 p.m. at select stores and restaurants.   Codorus Blast Festival in the Park—June 15-17 Rent a pontoon, fly in a helicopter, and watch the Keystone […]

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2018 Shopping Guide for Hanover, PA

1. The Lite House, Inc. | 1150 High St., Hanover | thelitehouseinc.com | 1-866-717-5483 Since its opening in 1972 on High St., The Lite-House, Inc. has been a proud member of the Hanover community. The family-owned store specializes in lighting and home accent designs. The Lite-House staff works with service contractors, local businesses and retail customers. […]

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Summertime Sippin’ at the 2018 Snack Town Brewfest

2018 marks the second year of the popular Snack Town Brewfest® presented by Snyder’s of Hanover and Utz Quality Foods. Held on Saturday, June 23, 2018 at Good Field in Hanover, the festival features drinks from over 40 breweries and wineries as well as snack pairings from both Snyder’s and Utz, a variety of local […]

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Downtown in a Day

Welcome! Spend your day in downtown Hanover and experience all that the main street district has to offer! Whether it’s your first time in Hanover, PA or your first time exploring your hometown, the Guthrie Memorial Library has what you need. As an official visitor center and community center for Hanover, you can find historic […]

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Dog Days in Hanover

Like traveling with your pooch, but nervous about no-dog policies? We’ve compiled the top 10 dog-friendly places to visit in Hanover, because you should always be able to share your vacation with your best friend.   A Sweet Treat Looking for a way to treat your pup after a hot summer day? Bruster’s has the […]

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2018 Dining Guide for Hanover, PA

Breakfast 1. Clair’s Family Restaurant With classics like biscuits and gravy, creamy chipped beef, omelets, and more, you can’t go wrong with this Hanover staple. Try Clair’s for lunch and dinner too—they’re famous for their broasted chicken! 1486 Grandview Rd., Hanover | 717-632-2077 2. Dutch Country Restaurant Locals love the angel food french toast, homemade […]

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A Local Account of the Battle of Hanover

Joanna Wrentzel: The Girl Who Dodged the Bullet Joanna Wrentzel (née Thomas) was born on April 8, 1850 in Hanover, Pennsylvania. She was the oldest child of John Thomas (1814-1859) and Mary Magdalena Baseshore/Basehore/Basehoar (1818-1899). Her siblings were John Martin (1853-1858), Isabel (1855-1925), and Uriah (1857-1920). Wrentzel was thirteen when the civil war came to […]

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It’s here! The 2018 Discover Hanover Magazine is now available!

The 10th anniversary issue of Discover Hanover is now available! In this special expanded issue, you will find a fresh new design with a year-round event calendar; features on downtown Hanover, the Battle of Hanover, summer activities, retail and dining guides; as well as our picks for the top ten dog-friendly spots and top eight […]

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