Daily Archives: February 16, 2009

Stack of books on York County’s Civil War past getting higher

This old Prospect Hill Cemetery gate frames Civil War Soldiers Circle, where many who died at the U.S. Military General Hospital in Penn Park were buried. Lila Fourhman-Shaull tells about some of the noted Civil War-era residents who were buried … Continue reading

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Trivia quiz: Test your U.S. presidential smarts quiz

These images linked to the 1988 presidential campaign were among the first – or were perhaps the first – photographs to appear on the front page of the The York Dispatch since Theodore Roosevelt’s visit in 1906. Such trivia involving … Continue reading

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