Monthly Archives: July 2012

Ask Joan: Having less stuff edition

The July 31, 2012, edition of Ask Joan includes recipes for bacon dressing, memories of Franklin Discount Stores and the whereabouts of a set of panels depicting York’s Revolutionary War heroes.

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Fun paper find: Historic York and James Smith’s grave

Joan Concilio recently found what might be a collectible stamp featuring James Smith’s gravestone in York in a packet of ephemera from across the United States.

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Ask Joan: Back from Washington, D.C. edition

The July 24, 2012, edition of Ask Joan follows up on mountain oil tonic and Coastal Tank Lines, and looks for info on a large house overlooking the Susquehanna River, visible from Lancaster County.

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The history of Camp Betty Washington Road

Joan Concilio’s longtime friend Jennell Moser shares what she’s learned about the history of Camp Betty Washington Road, Moser’s Cemetery and Ben Roy.

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Ask Joan: Smithsonian and National Geographic edition

The July 17, 2012, edition of Ask Joan follows up on memories of Dotti Roffe’s dance school, early phone numbers in the Glen Rock and Pigeon Hills areas, and World War II air-raid wardens.

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