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2017 Journal of York County History just off the press

If you are a member of the York County History Center, you have probably already received the 2017 edition of Journal of York County Heritage. As part of the YCHC publications committee and one of the editors of the journal, … Continue reading

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York Baseball Team Opens 1908 Season with No Practice

York County has embraced the York Revolution minor league baseball team. Their win-loss record on the field wasn’t that great last year, but the combination of family-friendly entertainment with the chance to see a real live baseball game in a … Continue reading

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York’s Small’s Meadow Field Had Real Hay and Cows

Small Field, the athletic field for York High, was the subject of a recent post. I checked further into the files at York County Heritage Trust and found that the gift was a real surprise to the York City school … Continue reading

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Small Field in York Named for the Small Family

January 1916 drawing of Small Field by T. Tyrrell Heiges, Engr. A recent letter to the Editor in the York Daily Record mentioned Small Athletic Field, which is owned by the York City School District and site of York High … Continue reading

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Baseball & York County–Like Mom & Apple Pie

Photo from 1928 York Gazette & Daily microfilm at York County Heritage Trust. O.K., so maybe a lot of moms don’t bake apple pie anymore, but baseball is still big in York County, PA. Glen Rock native Cliff Heathcote, who … Continue reading

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