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Another look at York’s square

When I was growing up in Chanceford and Windsor townships, we did our much of our weekly shopping for groceries in Red Lion, but we traveled to York for serious shopping. I was quite familiar with Bear’s, Bon Ton and … Continue reading

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Did a 1959 Russian visit to York contribute to a 2015 Russian Orthodox warning?

My previous post quoted a December 5, 1959 York Gazette and Daily article on the visit of Russia’s First Deputy Minister of Trade and Agriculture to two York County potato chip makers, El-Ge and Bon Ton. The Russians were very … Continue reading

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Russians come to York during Cold War to check out potato chips

Several years ago I did over a dozen posts on York County potato chips, drawing a higher readership than most of my other posts covering nearly 270 years of York County history. This clipping from the York County Heritage Trust … Continue reading

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More toys that might be in York County attics

The photo above could have been taken about the same time as the one I recently posted of the Davy Crockett merchandise. This one is also from the Simon Collection at the York County Heritage Trust Library/Archives. It is identified … Continue reading

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