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Mt. Wolf Merchant Shows His Musical Side

With a name like Benjamin Franklin Crumling, perhaps a Mt. Wolf merchant with musical talent was destined to compose patriotic songs. Crumling was born in Hellam Township in 1869. He grew up there, marrying Anna Mary Frey. He was a … Continue reading

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Post World War II York Celebrates Halloween–Kilroy Was Here

Halloween 1946 in Downtown York As far back as I can remember, the parade through the streets of York has been the biggest event of the Halloween season. According to the November 1, 1946 Gazette and Daily, the parade had … Continue reading

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