Category Archives: universities

Lee Anderson’s Shrewsbury printing business

My recent York Sunday News column was on the leading 20th century poet, Lee Anderson, a resident of southern York County. In addition, I also shared some of Anderson’s poetry  in my last post. Here is a look at how he really … Continue reading

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New 2011 Journal of York County Heritage now available.

The brand new 2011 York County Heritage Trust Journal or York County Heritage is now available through the Trust’s museum shops. The six articles cover a gamut of subjects from York County history from the 1750s through the 1970s. They … Continue reading

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York a Good Market for Lotteries

Lotteries have always been alluring–wager a little for the chance to win a lot. Continental Congress attempted to raise funds to finance the Revolutionary War through a lottery, with a one of the drawings held in York in May 1778. … Continue reading

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