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Greater Dover Historical Fund Raiser

The Greater Dover Historical Society is participating in the Bon Ton Community Days Program. Make a $5.00 dollar donation to the Greater Dover Historical Society and receive over $500 dollars in coupons that can be used at any Bon Ton from November 9th thru the 12th.  501c3 organizations that sell a minimum of 75 books by Saturday November 12th, will be eligible for a bonus check from the Bon Ton. 

You can support this fund raising effort in three ways:

 -Purchase a book from a GDHS member.

- Sell books for GDHS.

- Order a book on line by going to, select the support organizations tab, select Pa, and York and select find local organizations. Select Greater Dover Historical Society from the list. The book will be sent to you and GDHS will get credit for the book sale.

The Dover Blacksmith Shop
The Blacksmith Shop is located at Ketterman Park on Butter Road.
GPS coordinates for the Blacksmith Shop:
7650'47.286"W  400'30.665"

Contact Cindy Snyder at 292-6148 or (use Community Day as the subject line) for more information.

Thank you in advance for your support.

If you have historical photos, documents, stories anything that you would want to share, please email any items to
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GDHS meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month at the Calvary Lutheran Church located at 9 N. Main Street, Dover PA.

This site was last updated 03/20/17