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HSRAA Museum - 1970s
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1970s

Nature-made damage to the Horseshoe side of the reservation during the 1970s did not put a damper on several important celebrations, namely the 50th Anniversaries of Camp Horseshoe and Octoraro Lodge 22. 

Edited by Andrew Coe  [Contribute Info]

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1972 Pictures

HSR Highlights:  Hurricane Agnes does much damage to the reservation.

In This Year: The Godfather premieres in U.S. theaters, the Watergate scandal begins, Bobby Fischer defeats Boris Spassky to become the first American chess champion, the Apollo lunar program ends.
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1974 Pictures

HSR Highlights:  Camp Horseshoe hosts the 1974 Section NE-5A Conclave.

In This Year: Nobel Prize winning author Alexsandr Solzhenitsyn is expelled from the Soviet Union, Hank Aaron breaks Babe Ruth's all-time home run record, Richard Nixon becomes the first U.S. president to resign from office, the Symbionese Liberation Army kidnaps heiress Patty Hearst.
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1976 Pictures

HSR Highlights:  Octoraro Lodge 22 celebrates its 50th anniversary, George Cole finishes his final year as Camp Ranger.

In This Year: The first commercial Concorde flight takes off, Jimmy Carter is elected as the 39th President of the United States, the Irish rock band U2 is formed, Rocky premieres in U.S. theaters.
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1978 Pictures

HSR Highlights:  Heavy flooding damages the old camp road at Horseshoe.

In This Year: Artificial insulin is invented, Chicago serial killer John Wayne Gacy is arrested, Pope John Paul II is elected as the first Polish pope in history, Garfield makes its debut.
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