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Tag: 1860’s

Meadville Alic Thurston Balloonist

Samuel and Alic Thurston: Ballooning Daredevils

Meadville’s Thurston Classic is a tribute to early ballooning pioneers Samuel and Alic Thurston whose thrilling stories made them true daredevils.

Old Grey: The Tale of the Reisinger Rifle

James “Roe” Reisinger won the Medal of Honor at Gettysburg, but the story of his family’s rifle “Old Grey” has a story too.