Category Archives: Jews

York County people delighted in giving Victorian greeting cards

The very ornate silk-fringed holiday cards of the late 1800s into the early 1900s weren’t made in York, but they were popular with local residents. There are quite a few, donated over the years by York countians, in the York … Continue reading

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Shinah Etting, early York matriarch

Since white Christian males dominate recorded York County history, I am always pleased to find some stories of the women and minorities who are also part of our heritage. Shinah Etting, who was Jewish, bore all of her eight children … Continue reading

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