Daily Archives: June 2, 2008

Years after Civil War, (a) Longstreet steps onto York County soil

During a visit to the area last week, David Whelchel stopped at the monument to his great-grandfather Lt. Gen. James Longstreet at the battlefield in Gettysburg. Whelchel is married to a York County native. Background links: Local Civil War Roundtable … Continue reading

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Temporary river art collection may find permanent home along Susquehanna

York native Mark Innerst’s ‘Old Shakey’ – the Walnut Street Bridge in Harrisburg – has appeared as part of the “Visions of the Susquehanna” traveling exhibit. Part of the bridge came down in flooding in 1996. Plans are under way … Continue reading

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