Daily Archives: May 8, 2007

York, Pa.’s, Spanish Council organized in 1974

The York Daily Record/Sunday News is running a four-day series on Latinos in York/Adams and surrounding counties. It is focusing on the second generation of Latinos to live here, a fast-growing segment of the American population. When did the first … Continue reading

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Facts don’t support notion of wide Pennsylvania Dutch house doors to admit coffins

Historic York’s Barb Raid has put forth some more details in response to a reader’s question about why some old Pennsylvania German houses have two doors. She pointed to her agency’s National Register of Historic Places nomination of McCalls Ferry … Continue reading

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