Daily Archives: May 21, 2007

Time almost forgot Welsh miner’s hamlet of Coulsontown

Don Robinson of Delta’s Old Line Museum is seen near one of four remaining cottages built by Welsh quarrymen. (For additional photographs, see below.) The YDR’s Melissa Burke and Paul Kuehnel recently wrote about and photographed the rebirth of the … Continue reading

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First woman concert sax player had links to York troupe

Anna, Fred, Louisa and Henry, all Bergers, were members of a widely known York County, Pa., family musical troupe in the 1800s. Also of interest: All York County Music and Musicians posts from the start. June Lloyd’s Sunday column “The … Continue reading

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Baltimore screamed for York County ice cream

A typical Seven Valleys-area ice cream plant, complete with factory store. Also of interest: Seven Valleys – From rail to rail trail Every time I read Armand Glatfelter’s history of Seven Valleys, I peruse the section covering the burgeoning ice … Continue reading

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