Daily Archives: August 23, 2007

York, Pa., newspaper’s founding date hard to pin down

Cartoonist Walt Partymiller placed J.W. Gitt in an elite group of American newspaper publishers in this tribute after the longtime Gazette and Daily publisher died in 1973. Also of interest: Reflecting on J.W. Gitt’s Gazette and Daily and journalism in … Continue reading

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E-mailer queries about Confederate invasion

E-mailer Jack Stuckey has raised several good questions about the Confederate occupation of York in late-June of 1863. I’ll put up some of the questions with answers: …

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