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York Haven mural of first working canal in PA

Cliff Satterthwaite painted two large murals for the York Haven State Bank in 1980. This mural depicts canal operations in York Haven during the 1840-1850s era; and looks across the Susquehanna River towards Falmouth, Lancaster County. That canal at York … Continue reading

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Santa flight that started a York tradition

Santa’s arrival by airplane at a Springettsbury Township airport in 1946 started a York tradition. That year was the launch of over a quarter-century tradition involving Santa Claus’s arrival at the start of the Christmas shopping season in York, Pennsylvania. … Continue reading

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First Working Canal in Pennsylvania was in York Haven

Cliff Satterthwaite painted two large murals for the York Haven State Bank in 1980. This mural depicts canal operations in York Haven during the 1840-1850s era; and looks across the Susquehanna River towards Falmouth, Lancaster County. The York Haven State … Continue reading

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Why the Discrepancies in Civil War Records? Part 1: Robert Crane records on Burning of The Columbia-Wrightsville Bridge

Thanks to my readers for all the nice comments about my post A Personal Connection to the Burning of The Columbia-Wrightsville Bridge 150-Years-Ago.  I’ve always been amazed at the number of readers of YorksPast that recognize me in public and … Continue reading

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