Daily Archives: July 15, 2007

LBJ in Dallastown: In small towns, girls are fonder; dinner pails fuller

Lyndon and Lady Bird Johnson visited Dallastown in 1966 to help observe that borough’s 100th anniversary. Some York countians took special note of Lady Bird Johnson’s recent death. They met her when she and her husband, President Lyndon Johnson, visited … Continue reading

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In bucolic Adams County countryside, royal body sat in the sun

Baron de Beelen travels to church in York. Years later, the Belgium businessman was buried in Adams County’s Conewago Chapel. (Lewis Miller drawing courtesy, York County Heritage Trust.) Conewago Chapel surely would be near the top of any list of … Continue reading

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