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What do York’s Penn Common alligators and a well-known 20th century snake oil salesman have in common?

What started out to be a story just on the Penn Park alligators took some interesting twists. According to a 1930 newspaper account there were alligators in the park in the early 1900s and again starting in 1930. From what … Continue reading

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