Category Archives: jewelry

York Widow Continues Watch & Clock Store

In 1843 the business community was a man’s world. Widows sometimes continued on in their late husband’s occupation in fields like tavern keeping. Occasionally a widow would successfully carry on another type of business. One of the most noted examples … Continue reading

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York Detective Arrests Juvenile Jewel Thief

York Chief of Detectives Charles S. White celebrated Lincoln’s Birthday a hundred years ago by jailing a jewel thief named Harry St. Clair. White went to Baltimore to pick up the 16-year-old criminal, who had been arrested there. The Gazette … Continue reading

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