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Quite The Stir Bungalow - Gettysburg, PA Guest Lodging

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VAV!/June 5, 2013

"When all else fails, take a vacation.. at Quite The Stir Bungalow Guest House in historic Gettysburg, PA."  Quite The Stir lodging is located one block from the historic Battlefield and four blocks from Gettysburg's town square.  

Quite The Stir also hosts unique vintage 1930s and 1940s teas!  Quite The Stir Catered Tea Menu!

Quite The Stir is Located on the corners of 500 West Middle Street and Howard Avenue, Gettysburg, PA!

Contact 717-778-7786 or 717-778-7861 or 717 416-0025 OR contact Quite The Stir at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  or contact Quite The Stir directly!

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April 16 On This Day In History

The first reading of the Emancipation Proclamation before the cabinet. Painted by F.B. Carpenter ; engraved by A.H. Ritchie, c1866. (Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-2070 DLC) VAV!/April 16, 2014 1818 – The United States Senate ratified the Rush-Bagot Treaty, thus establishing the border with Canada. 1862 – Battle at Lee's Mills in Virginia. 1862 – The District of Columbia Compensated Emancipation Act, a bill ending slavery in the District of Columbia, becomes law. 1863 – During the Siege of Vicksburg, ships led by Union Admiral David Dixon Porter move through heavy Confederate artillery fired on approach to Vicksburg, Mississippi. 1881 – In Dodge City, Kansas, Bat Masterson fought his last gun battle. 1908 – Natural Bridges National Monument was established in Utah. 1910 – The oldest existing indoor ice hockey arena used for the sport in the 21st century, Boston Arena, opened for the first time. 1912 – Harriet Quimby became the first woman to fly an airplane across the English Channel. 1941 – Bob Feller of the Cleveland Indians threw the only Opening Day no-hitter in the history of Major League Baseball, beating the Chicago White Sox 1-0. 1945 – The United States Army liberated Nazi Sonderlager (high security) prisoner-of-war camp Oflag IV-C (better known as Colditz). 1947 – Texas City Disaster: An explosion on board a freighter in port causes the city of Texas City, Texas, to catch fire, killing almost 600. 1947 – Bernard Baruch coined the term "Cold War" to describe the relationship between the United States and the Soviet Union. 1962 – Walter Cronkite took over as the lead news anchor of the CBS Evening News, during which time he become "the most trusted man in America". 1963 – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. wrote his Letter from Birmingham Jail while incarcerated in Birmingham, Alabama for protesting against segregation. 1972 – Apollo program: The launch of Apollo 16 from Cape Canaveral, Florida. Births 1808 – Caleb Blood Smith, American journalist, lawyer, and politician, 6th U.S. Secretary of the Interior (d. 1864) 1844 – Anatole France, French journalist, author, and poet, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1924) 1867 – Wilbur Wright, American pilot, engineer, and businessman, co-founded the Wright Company (d. 1912) 1882 – Seth Bingham, American organist and composer (d. 1972) 1886 – Margaret Woodrow Wilson, American daughter of Woodrow Wilson (d. 1944) 1889 – Charlie Chaplin, English actor, director, producer, screenwriter, and composer (d. 1977) 1890 – Gertrude Chandler Warner, American author (d. 1979) 1891 – Dorothy P. Lathrop, American children's author (d. 1980) 1892 – Howard Mumford Jones, American writer (d. 1980) 1896 – Robert Henry Best, American journalist (d. 1952) 1904 – Fifi D'Orsay, Canadian-American actress (d. 1983) 1910 – Berton Roueché, American journalist and author (d. 1994) 1912 – Catherine Scorsese, American actress (d. 1997) 1912 – Garth Williams, American illustrator (d. 1996) 1913 – Les Tremayne, English-American actor (d. 2003) 1915 – Joan Alexander, American actress (d. 2009) 1916 – Ted Mann, American businessman (d. 2001) 1917 – Barry Nelson, American actor (d. 2007) 1919 – Merce Cunningham, American dancer and choreographer (d. 2009) 1921 – Peter Ustinov, English actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2004) 1922 – Pat Peppler, American football player and coach 1923 – Warren Barker, American composer (d. 2006) 1924 – Henry Mancini, American composer and conductor (d. 1994) 1924 – Rudy Pompilli, American saxophonist (Bill Haley & His Comets) (d. 1976) 1927 – Edie Adams, American actress and singer (d. 2008) 1927 – Dick Lane, American football player (d. 2002) 1927 – Peter Mark Richman, American actor 1929 – Roy Hamilton, American singer (d. 1969) 1929 – Ed Townsend, American singer-songwriter and producer (d. 2003) 1930 – Herbie Mann, American flute player (d. 2003) 1933 – Ike Pappas, American journalist (d. 2008) 1935 – Bobby Vinton, American singer and actor 1937 – George Steele, American wrestler and actor 1938 – Rich Rollins, American baseball player 1939 – John Amabile, American football player and coach (d. 2012) 1939 – John Delafose, American accordion player (d. 1994) 1939 – Dusty Springfield, English singer and producer (The Lana Sisters and The Springfields) (d. 1999) 1941 – Allan Segal, American director and producer (d. 2012) 1942 – Jim Lonborg, American baseball player 1942 – Frank Williams, English businessman, founded the Williams F1 Racing Team 1945 – Tom Allen, American lawyer and politician 1946 – Margot Adler, American journalist and author 1946 – R. Carlos Nakai, American flute player 1947 – Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, American basketball player and coach 1949 – Melody Patterson, American actress 1949 – Ann Romney, American wife of Mitt Romney 1950 – David Graf, American actor (d. 2001) 1951 – Mordechai Ben David, American singer-songwriter 1951 – Billy West, American voice actor 1952 – Bill Belichick, American football player and coach 1953 – Douglas M. Fraser, American general 1953 – Jay O. Sanders, American actor 1953 – J. Neil Schulman, American author, actor, director, and producer 1954 – Ellen Barkin, American actress 1955 – Bruce Bochy, American baseball player and manager 1956 – David M. Brown, American captain and astronaut (d. 2003) 1956 – T Lavitz, American keyboard player, composer, and producer (Dixie Dregs, Jazz Is Dead, and Widespread Panic) (d. 2010) 1959 – Robert Casilla, American illustrator 1959 – Scott McKinsey, American director 1962 – Ian MacKaye, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (Fugazi, Minor Threat, The Teen Idles, The Evens, and Embrace) 1963 – Jimmy Osmond, American singer and actor (The Osmonds) 1964 – David Kohan, American screenwriter and producer 1964 – Dave Pirner, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (Soul Asylum) 1965 – Jon Cryer, American actor, screenwriter, director, and producer 1965 – Martin Lawrence, American actor, director, screenwriter, and producer 1965 – Michael Wong, American-Hong Kong actor and director 1968 – Vickie Guerrero, American wrestler and manager 1969 – Stacy Francis, American singer and actress (Ex Girlfriend) 1969 – Fernando Viña, American baseball player and sportscaster 1970 – Walt Williams, American basketball player 1971 – Selena, American singer-songwriter (Selena y Los Dinos) (d. 1995) 1971 – Peter Billingsley, American actor, director, and producer 1972 – Conchita Martínez, Spanish-American tennis player 1972 – Tracy K. Smith, American poet 1973 – Akon, American singer-songwriter and producer 1974 – Mat Devine, American singer-songwriter, actor, and author (Kill Hannah) 1974 – Valarie Rae Miller, American actress 1974 – Thomas Tevana, American actor 1975 – Keon Clark, American basketball player 1975 – Sean Maher, American actor 1975 – Karl Yune, American actor 1976 – Phil Baroni, American mixed martial artist 1976 – Lukas Haas, American actor 1976 – Dan Kellner, American fencer 1976 – Kelli O'Hara, American actress and singer 1977 – Hayes MacArthur, American actor 1978 – Jody Marie Gnant, American singer-songwriter and pianist 1978 – Nikki Griffin, American actress 1978 – John Buffalo Mailer, American actor, playwright, and producer 1978 – Kristin Proctor, American-Norwegian actress 1979 – Sean Costello, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2008) 1980 – Paul London, American wrestler 1980 – Adriana Sage, Mexican-American porn actress and model 1981 – Russell Harvard, American actor 1981 – Jake Scott, American football player 1982 – Gina Carano, American mixed martial artist, actress, and model 1982 – Jonathan Vilma, American football player 1983 – Marié Digby, American singer-songwriter and guitarist 1983 – Cat Osterman, American softball pitcher 1984 – Amelia Atwater-Rhodes, American author 1984 – Teddy Blass, American composer and producer 1984 – Noah Fleiss, American actor 1984 – Tucker Fredricks, American speed skater 1985 – Nate Diaz, American mixed martial artist 1987 – Neil Haskell, American dancer

 

April 15 On This Day In History

Pictured above: Jackie Robinson VAV!/April 15, 2014 1452 - Leonardo da Vinci was born in Vinci, Florence. 1783 – Preliminary articles of peace ending the American Revolutionary War (American War of Independence) were ratified. 1802 – William Wordsworth and his sister, Dorothy viewed a "long belt" of daffodils, thus inspiring the former to pen "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud". 1817 – Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet and Laurent Clerc founded the American School for the Deaf, the first American school for deaf students, in Hartford, Connecticut. 1850 - The city of San Francisco was incorporated.

 

Apollo 13: "Houston, we've had a problem"

Pictured above:  Apollo 13 Crew/L-R/Fred. W. Haise, Jr., lunar module pilot; James A. Lovell Jr., commander; and John L. Swigert Jr.,/NASA "Houston, we've had a problem..." - John Leonard "Jack Swigert, Jr. Apollo 13 (AS-508), the third manned lunar-landing mission, launched on 11 April 1970 at 1:13 p.m. CST (2:13 p.m. EST), April 11, 1970 from launch complex 39A at Kennedy Space Center. Two days following the launch, on April 13, 1970, at 2:08 UTC (10:08PM EST), the Apollo spacecraft was rocked by an explosion.   An oxygen tank aboard the Service Module exploded mid-mission. Within moments, astronaut John Leonard "Jack" Swigert, Jr. announced, "Houston, we've had a problem here."   The explosion crippled the spacecraft, consequently resulting in a near-complete loss of electricity and oxygen.  

 

Jessie Winchester

Pictured above:  James Ridout "Jessie" Winchester/By Screen Grab© via Facebook Musician and songwriter, James Ridout "Jessie" Winchester died Friday, April 11, 2014 of cancer. He was 69. His passing was announced on his official Facebook page Friday with the following words; "Friends, our sweet Jesse died peacefully in his sleep this morning. Bless his loving heart." Rider was born and reared in the southern United States. After after moving to Canada in 1967 to avoid the Vietnam War draft , he launched his career as a solo artist and in doing so made a name for himself in the world of entertainment. Among his recordings were 1970s "Yankee Lady, "and 1981's "Say What" in 1981.  He was perhaps best known for his songwriting talents for legendary artists, including Patti Page, Elvis Costello, Jimmy Buffett, Joan Baez, Anne Murray, Reba McEntire, The Everly Brothers and Emmylou Harris.

 

April 14 On This Day In History

Pictured above: Contents of Abraham Lincoln's Pockets, and Newspaper Recounting the Assassination, April 14, 1865/American Treasures of the Library of Congress VAV!/April 14, 2014 1715 – The Yamasee War began in South Carolina. 1775 – The first abolition society in North America was established. The Society for the Relief of Free Negroes Unlawfully Held in Bondage is organized in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania by Benjamin Franklin and Benjamin Rush. 1828 – Noah Webster copyrighted the first edition of his dictionary. 1846 – The Donner Party of pioneers departed Springfield, Illinois, for California, on what will become a year-long journey of hardship, cannibalism, and survival. 1860 – The first Pony Express rider reached San Francisco, California.

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