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RAILCAR GOLD Chapter 22 . . Diversify . . Part 2

RAILCAR GOLD is a historically accurate multi-generational fictional tale of hidden treasure, primarily set in York County, Pennsylvania during the latter half of the Nineteenth Century. This is Part 2 of Chapter 22 . . . Diversify. A new part … Continue reading

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Remembering TWO Thanksgivings in one Year

From the time of Abraham Lincoln’s presidency until 1939, Thanksgiving had traditionally been celebrated the last Thursday in November. Retailers were also clinging to their own tradition of having the Christmas shopping season start the Friday after Thanksgiving. In 1939, … Continue reading

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A Mermaid in the Susquehanna

Henry Loucks reports on five sightings opposite Dugan’s Run Dugan’s Run is in Hellam Township; it empties into the Susquehanna River a little over one-mile upriver from Accomac.  This same vicinity contains the Memorial Marker for the Confederate soldier that … Continue reading

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Letters in the Attic, by Cassandra Small; Letter of June 30th, 1863

I wrote three posts about Cassandra (Small) Franklin last month.  Those posts were the result of a reader in Massachusetts providing photographs of several 1916 blueprint drawings for Miss Cassandra Small’s residence in York, PA.  Earlier this month a reader … Continue reading

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Letters in the Attic, by Cassandra Small; the Discovery

I wrote three posts about Cassandra (Small) Franklin last month.  Those posts were the result of a reader in Massachusetts providing photographs of several 1916 blueprint drawings for Miss Cassandra Small’s residence in York, PA.  Last week a reader in … Continue reading

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Lincoln Highway Centennial Auto Tour at Haines Shoe House

The 100th Anniversary Lincoln Highway Auto Tour began at 7:00 AM in Times Square, New York City on Saturday June 22nd.  The first night stopover was near Malvern, PA.  The vehicles passed through York County on Sunday, the second day … Continue reading

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