Daily Archives: February 9, 2009

Book takes detailed look at Confederate raid across York County

This scene showing the burning of the Wrightsville Bridge in 1863 is the focal point of the cover of Scott Mingus’ newest book. Background posts: Unsung York County asset: Actual, virtual historical community with hustle and Books probing York County … Continue reading

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Richard Nixon’s 1960 visit to York, No. 3: It was a homecoming of sorts

The Gazette and Daily reports on Vice-President Richard Nixon’s short visit to York in the buildup to the 1960 president election against John F. Kennedy. For a working list of past presidential visits, click here. Background posts: Richard Nixon in … Continue reading

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