Category Archives: Dillsburg

York County servicemen and servicewomen star in local news, Part Two

My recent post shared some of the World War II related items from one page of the Gazette and Daily of October 1943. The rest are transcribed below. We might tend today to forget how such a major conflict affects … Continue reading

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More “Country Letters” from the York Press 1899

I shared news from Yoe and Glenville in my last post. Here is what was happening in Dillsburg and Newberrytown areas of York County in December 1899, as reported in the “Country Letters” section of the York Press. Dillsburg. Dec … Continue reading

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Copper Mines in Northern York County

1876 York County atlas showing ore mines east of Dillsburg Did you know about the copper mines in Carroll Township near Dillsburg? According to a Northern York County Historical and Preservation Society (NYCHAPS) display, the area had 21 iron ore … Continue reading

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Bells Go Awry in Dillsburg and York

York County, Pennsylvania people were having bell trouble, according to the November 20, 1877 issue of the York Gazette. Dillsburg’s St. Paul’s Lutheran Church had a cracked bell, and Mary Mayer of York broke her arm trying to ring a … Continue reading

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