Daily Archives: December 24, 2007

20 questions and answers to prove your York County, Pa., smarts

For years, the ornate Valencia Ballroom has been used for a variety of functions, including weddings and wedding receptions. Sidney Poitier, for example, was the guest speaker of The Junior League of York’s “In The Spotlight” Speaker Series. For more … Continue reading

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Gettysburg Cyclorama gets fist full of funds

Workers clean one of 27 cyclorama panels at Gettysburg National Military Park in this 2006 photograph. The park recently received an appropriation to finish the cyclorama restoration and relocation project. (See another restoration photo below.) Background posts: Gettysburg battlefield produces … Continue reading

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