Category Archives: fish

Charming Lewis Miller drawing discovered

See above and below for this interesting Lewis Miller drawing that was recently shared with me by a private collector. Miller’s caption reads: “The fish Angulars, at the—Codorus river, York County, Pennsylvania, Mr. Jacob Rudy and his daughter Susanna, one … Continue reading

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Giant farm products from southern York County?

In response to my recent York Sunday News column on York County potatoes, Glen Rock area historian and friend John Hufnagel shared five fantasy post cards from his collection. The informal community of Besserville consisted of a restaurant, department store … Continue reading

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Shenk’s Ferry Woman Known for Fishing, Quilts and Descendants

I was doing some research today at the York County Heritage Trust Library/Archives on York County ferries and came across the article below in the Shenk’s Ferry file. It is from the February 26, 1925 York Dispatch. Mrs. Love sounds … Continue reading

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York woman annoyed by neighbor’s catfish

Why would you have fish in your bathtub? That’s what a York woman and the local police were wondering, according to a June 10, 1949 Gazette and Daily report:

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