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More “Country Letters” from the York Press 1899

I shared news from Yoe and Glenville in my last post. Here is what was happening in Dillsburg and Newberrytown areas of York County in December 1899, as reported in the “Country Letters” section of the York Press. Dillsburg. Dec … Continue reading

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East York Shooters Didn’t Hog the Whole Prize.

Lewis Miller drawing of a 600 pound York hog. Shooting matches have been popular in York County for many years. The prizes have changed somewhat–I don’t think anyone gives a live big fat pig like they did in the 1892 … Continue reading

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