Musical memories from York County, PA: A fall miniseries, Part 4

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Often in my columns, I try to jump around to a variety of topics – talking about restaurants one week, stores another, particular towns another, and so on.

But now we’re coming into fall, which will always be most notable in my mind as marching band season, and I wanted to talk some more about local music memories. This is the fourth installment of a series of musical memories from York County; you can read the first one at www.yorkblog.com/onlyyork/music, the second at www.yorkblog.com/onlyyork/music-2 and the third at www.yorkblog.com/onlyyork/music-3.

I hope you’ll read on today for more of readers’ memories and photos on a variety of local musical topics. This is the last installment of the series for now, but I fully expect we will revisit these topics in the future!

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Musical memories from York County, PA: A fall miniseries, Part 3

Musical Memories from York County, PA: A miniseries on Only in York County (www.yorkblog.com/onlyyork)

Often in my columns, I try to jump around to a variety of topics – talking about restaurants one week, stores another, particular towns another, and so on.

But now we’re coming into fall, which will always be most notable in my mind as marching band season, and I wanted to talk some more about local music memories. This is the third installment of a series of musical memories from York County; you can read the first one at www.yorkblog.com/onlyyork/music and the second at www.yorkblog.com/onlyyork/music-2.

I hope you’ll read on today for more of readers’ memories and photos on a variety of local musical topics.

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Musical memories from York County, PA: A fall miniseries, Part 2

Musical Memories from York County, PA: A miniseries on Only in York County (www.yorkblog.com/onlyyork)

Often in my columns, I try to jump around to a variety of topics – talking about restaurants one week, stores another, particular towns another, and so on.

But now we’re coming into fall, which will always be most notable in my mind as marching band season, and I wanted to talk some more about local music memories. This is the second installment of a series of musical memories from York County; you can read the first one at www.yorkblog.com/onlyyork/music.

I hope you’ll read on today for more of readers’ memories and photos on a variety of local musical topics, from venues to teachers to bands and beyond.

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Wrapping up summer and moving into fall in York County

Gloria J. Anderson of Hopewell Township shared this image of the front and back of a 1908 postcard with me. The card depicts the York Fair, held in October that year for five days.

Gloria J. Anderson of Hopewell Township shared this image of the front and back of a 1908 postcard with me. The card depicts the York Fair, held in October that year for five days.

I mentioned last week that I’d be doing a fall miniseries on “Musical Memories of York County,” but that there would be a short intermission this week to talk about an even more seasonally appropriate topic.

You guessed right if you realized that it’s The York Fair!

I also want to use this week’s column to wrap up two summer topics of interest before fall gets here in earnest – rodeos and Vacation Bible Schools. I hope you’ll enjoy all these topics!

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Musical memories from York County, PA: A fall miniseries, Part 1

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Often in my columns, I try to jump around to a variety of topics – talking about restaurants one week, stores another, particular towns another, and so on.

But now we’re coming into fall, which will always be most notable in my mind as marching band season, and I wanted to talk some more about local music memories. So I tried to dig out ALL the submission I have on that topic, and realized I have enough for a short miniseries on musical memories from York County.

So, for the next few weeks (with a brief intermission next week to talk about something even more seasonally relevant than music), I’m going to be sharing readers’ memories and photos on a variety of local musical topics, from venues to teachers to bands and beyond.

I hope you’ll enjoy it!

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