This is where the Continental Congress met over two hundred years ago during the American Revolution. So, Lancaster was actually the capital of our nation for one day in 1977.
There is a war against vice in Lancaster. I am going home to speak for vice.
I wish to assure you that there can never be any return to the state of armed conflict which existed before our commitment to peace and the democratic process of election under the Lancaster House agreement.robert mugabe
From the accession of Henry the Seventh to the breaking out of the civil wars, England enjoyed much greater exemption from war, foreign and domestic, than for a long period before, and during the controversy between the houses of York and Lancaster. These years of peace were favorable to commerce and the arts. Commerce and the arts augmented general and individual knowledge; and knowledge is the only fountain, both of the love and the principles of human liberty.Daniel Webster
If America was a person, and it sat down, Lancaster town would be plunged into a Darkness unbreathable.thomas pynchon
There is a war against vice in Lancaster . I am going home to speak for vice.
Old John of Gaunt, time-honour'd Lancaster.