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Delta Marble Cutter Sues Over Rejected Tombstone

The January 30, 1900 York Press relates a lively little lawsuit filed by the stone cutter when his customer refused to take delivery. The case unfolded in the York County Common Pleas Court as reported below:

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York Monument Maker Offers Photo Tombstones

It was the late 1850s and photography was becoming quite popular in the area, so much so that E. A. King was offering monuments adorned with your likeness. If that didn’t interest you, King also advertised that he could give … Continue reading

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