Daily Archives: November 20, 2006

York’s rail stations scored moments in history

Construction workers recently uncovered this stone arch. York’s 1890s-vintage train station is seen in the background. (Update: This headline tells the arch’s purpose: York’s large attractive arch turns out to be one big old sewer line. The stone arched vault … Continue reading

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About Gettysburg and its famous speech

Interesting points flew like sharpshooter bullets during an afternoon of activities surrounding the 143rd anniversary of the Gettysburg Address, Sunday, Nov. 19. Consider: 1. The Battle of Gettysburg was the greatest man-made disaster in American history. 2. Immediately after the … Continue reading

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