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Norland Hall (McClure House)
The home of Colonel Alexander McClure, the town's firebrand newspaper publisher and ardent Lincoln supporter, was one of the targets of the southern raiders who put the torch to the town in 1864. The house was rebuilt in 1865 from plans by Philadelphia architect Button and his presence demonstrates Chambersburg's continuing connections to Philadelphia. In the 1860s, Button was allied with the Pennsylvania Railroad and active in the
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