Daily Archives: July 23, 2007

Many national stars first performed on YLT’s stage

The YLT archives has many treasures including the program for the theater group’s first full-length production ‘Lady Windermere’s Fan.’ The York Little Theatre is one of the community organizations that grew from the Great Depression. As a sidebar to a … Continue reading

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Samuel Small tops York, Pa. community contributor list

Ruthe Craley, right, presents Lady Bird Johnson with a memento from the York Symphony Orchestra. This photograph appeared in the YSO’s 75th anniversary book. A York Sunday News editorial pointed out all of the Great Depression-spawned organizations that add so … Continue reading

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York County will long remember Abe’s visit here

Is the tall man with the stovepipe hat, center background, President Abraham Lincoln at Hanover Junction? The world might never know. But a stone Abe will soon adorn a garden near the station. For years, people have pondered the old … Continue reading

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Shrink wrapping in Electric Map’s future; Gettysburg tooth heads south

An Adams County Historical Society rep will return this Confederate soldier’s tooth to his family. The Electric Map is staying, but the Civil War soldier’s tooth is leaving. A recent story in the York Sunday News explained that the familiar … Continue reading

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