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James Smith, York County’s Signer of the Declaration of Independence

In honor of those brave patriots who put their life on the line signing the Declaration of Independence, my previous York Sunday News column on “our signer,” James Smith, is repeated below: Who Was James Smith? You might know that … Continue reading

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York Gazette ads pricey in 1836

Considering that the four page newspapers of the early to mid-nineteenth century had at least one full page of advertisements, I was surprised to find out how expensive they were when compared with the subscription price of the newspapers. The … Continue reading

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