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Straban Township

Straban Township municipal building is located at 1745 Granite Station Road, Gettysburg PA 17325; phone: 717-334-4833.

The township is home to Hunterstown, a National Register Historic District (listed, 1979).

By the end of the eighteenth century Hunterstown was the center of a rich countryside of farms and rivaling communities. When Adams County was formed from York County in 1800, Hunterstown was the center of new county's population. Chosen as one of the two possible sites for the county seat, Hunterstown was championed by the Shrivers, Dickens and Brinkerhoffs. But the farm land of James Getty was chosen instead due to its central geographical location and donation by Getty of lands for use for courthouse and other public buildings ... MORE ...

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