Daily Archives: December 10, 2007

York County Pearl Harbor survivor: ‘We need to prevent attacks of that nature’

Francis Brandstedter was the only Pearl Harbor survivor to attend the recent annual breakfast in York observing contributions of vets who fought at this initial World War II battle and The Battle of the Bulge. Background posts: American War Mothers … Continue reading

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Dutch vs. English? York County debate still perking in 1920s

The Ripplet is the only newspaper to publish from Spring Grove, operating from 1897 to 1922. The present-day Historical Ripplet, newsletter of the Spring Grove Area Historical Preservation Society Spring Grove Area Historical Preservation Society, was founded in 1987 and … Continue reading

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