Daily Archives: July 17, 2007

Where do you go for one-stop queries about York County, Pa., history?

John Robinson of York New Salem believes the community needs a Web site or resources that people can query with questions and at least get pointed in the right direction. Well, we might not have a single entity with expertise … Continue reading

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LDS church digitizing Rev War records

Bob Kerr of Madeira, Fla., visited the York County Heritage Trust library recently to research his family who lived in Adams County, from the mid-1700s until they migrated to Ohio in the early 1800s. The library is a center for … Continue reading

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York New Salem resident: ‘I told you I was a little nutty’

John Robinson of York New Salem wrote York Sunday News columnist Gordon Freirerich remembering days growing up in a small town in Dutchess County, N.Y. And he draws some comparisons to York New Salem – officially New Salem borough – … Continue reading

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