Daily Archives: March 8, 2008

A short test of your women’s history knowledge

Anna Dill Gamble, one of York County’s most accomplished 20th-century women, is the topic of a question in a women’s history quiz put forth by the York Daily Record/Sunday News. Read on to learn more about her. Background posts: OLLI’s … Continue reading

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York, Pa. made big, heavy things – and was immensely proud of it

This big World War II mobile siege gun represented the legacies of two industrial giants. Neighboring factories S. Morgan Smith Co. and York Corporation jointly constructed the gun, which could lob 240-pound shells at targets 30 miles away. This photo … Continue reading

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What it was like aboard Southeastern York County’s Stewartstown Railroad

The Stewartstown Railroad station dates back to 1915. Those visiting before the historic railroad’s excursion runs ended in 2004 could see the original waiting room and ticket office. In fact, you can still see the waiting room and office pretty … Continue reading

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