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Buried somewhere inside of what we now call the "Schultz House" is a relic of a long-lost adopted hero of Adams County. The house, which stands on the corner of West Confederate Avenue and the Fairfield Road in Gettysburg, started its life as the pet project of Herman Haupt. When he lived here Haupt was a simple, unassuming engineer. He taught at Pennsylvania College. He ran a girls' seminary atop Oak Ridge. He did contract work for local railroads designing bridges and causeways. [excerpt]


This article appeared in the Gettysburg Times on April 25, 2016 as part of the Adams County Historical Society's monthly local history column, Historically Speaking.

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