Adams County. Formed January 22, 1800 out of York County. The name honors President John Adams. Important center of fruit growing industry. County seat of Gettysburg, incorporated 1806, was site in 1863 of key Civil War battle and President Lincoln's great address.

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Spudgun67 on Wikimedia Commons
Wally Gobetz on Flickr
Jez Nicholson on Flickr
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