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Caswell County heiress slain by serpent

YANCEYVILLE, N.C.¬†—¬†Miss Cordelia Arrington Pritchard, 82, went home to the Lord on Wednesday. Battling bravely to the very last, she fell prey to renal necrosis that resulted from a venomous bite. In a fluke accident, the departed had been repeatedly bitten by a cottonmouth that had been awakened from his hibernation by unseasonably warm weather- […]

Key “Lincoln” movie character Thaddeus Stevens buried in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Lancaster, PA — Thaddeus Stevens, the abolitionist played by Tommy Lee Jones in the Steven Spielberg movie “Lincoln”, is buried in Lancaster, Pennsylvania at Shreiner’s Cemetery also known as Concord Cemetery at the corner of North Mulberry and West Chestnut Streets in the city. Stevens (1792-1868) was a key figure in convincing Abraham Lincoln to […]