Hanover, Pa. moving ahead with plans for dual anniversary plans for 2013
In 2013 we celebrate Hanover’s 250th Anniversary as well as the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Hanover, the first battle of the Civil War on Free Soil.
Technically speaking, a 250th anniversary is called a Semiquincentennial or Bicenquinquagenary and a 150th anniversary is called a Sesquicentennial.
· Things kick off with a New Years Bash followed by events throughout the year. Highlighting the activities will be a series of events in late June and early July.
Here’s the projected schedule for that period of the celebration…
|BOOK SIGNINGS AND ROUND TABLE||THURSDAY, JUNE 27TH|
|GALA||FRIDAY, JUNE 28TH|
|PARADE||SATURDAY, JUNE 29TH|
|BATTLE OF HANOVER CEREMONY||SUNDAY, JUNE 30TH|
|CAVALRY DEMONSTRATION||TUESDAY, JULY 2ND|
|LIBERTY DAY||THURSDAY, JULY 4TH|
|BUSINESS & INDUSTRY DAY||FRIDAY, JULY 5TH|
|ALL-DAY CONCERT||SATURDAY, JULY 6TH|
|250TH CEREMONY||SUNDAY, JULY 7TH|
· The celebration is geared to all Hanover area residents not only those in the Borough but all surrounding municipalities as well.
· Committees are currently forming. Anyone interested can contact the Hanover Area Chamber of Commerce (717-637-6130) or Hanover Borough (717-637-3877)
or go to hanover2013.com.