Daily Archives: November 8, 2007

York, Pa.’s, Civil War hospital: A master’s thesis waiting to be written

This photograph from Florence La Rose Ames’ “That Sovereign Knowledge,” shows the Women’s Ward at York Hospital around the turn of the 20th century. Parts of the hospital, then located on West College Avenue, serve as an apartment complex today. … Continue reading

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York-area historical markers: ‘They provide a nice little snapshot’

The historical marker explaining Camp Security is one of at least nine roadside monuments are missing from York County. In 2009, it was replaced by a new marker. Background post: Columnist adds to sense of community . The Camp Security … Continue reading

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