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Most people believe the Mason-Dixon Line that separates Pennsylvania and Maryland was established to mark the North from the South during the Civil War. However, that Line was the result of a land dispute nearly a century before the War. Two British astronomers/surveyors named Charles Mason and Jeremiah Dixon here hired by the Penn family of Pennsylvania and the Calvert family of Maryland to determine the border line between their respective land holdings. The Line serves as the location of a fictional town that straddles it, and where the novel opens. The people of Madixson are strongly divided over not only how to celebrate Memorial Day, but also whether to call the holiday by its original name of Decoration Day. They use the Line as the divide, with the town leaders living on the Maryland side and war veterans residing on the Pennsylvania side. The feud escalates into immature pranks the night before the holiday.

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ISBN:
9781452042534
Publisher:
AuthorHouse
Subject:
Fiction : General
Author:
Brown LTC-USAR/Ret, David H.
Publication Date:
July 2010
Binding:
eBooks
Language:
English

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