Category Archives: Freedom Train

York County Had Brief Glimpse of 1976 Freedom Train

York Daily Record image of 1976 Freedom Train in York In my recent York Sunday News column and blog post on the very successful visit of the 1948 Freedom Train, I said that the 1976 Freedom Train didn’t stop here. … Continue reading

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Former York Student Remembers Freedom Train

Freedom Train Scrapbooks In a recent York Sunday News column I wrote about the 1948 Freedom Train visit to York. I mentioned that there were scrapbooks about the train at the York County Heritage Trust Library/Archives. There are two scrapbooks, … Continue reading

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York Welcomes the Freedom Train

York Welcomes the Freedom Train–that’s the title of the 40 page narrative report written for York’s 1948 Freedom Train Committee by Anna Lynch Morris. The cover above shows the streamlined train that carried precious documents of freedom on a nationwide … Continue reading

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The Freedom Train and Liberty Bell in York, 1948

York’s Liberty Bell at the Freedom Train Stop The other evening I was talking to a childhood friend who now lives in California. She said that her son and his family, who have just moved to Pennsylvania, recently visited the … Continue reading

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