Daily Archives: August 17, 2009

Each month in York County, Pa., three free history presentations offered

Visitors to the new Gettysburg National Military Park visitors center are presented with the opportunity to examine all kinds of Civil War exhibits. But Civil War enthusiasts don’t have to go to Gettysburg to learn about the Civil War. York … Continue reading

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Golden Venture detainees in York County Prison: ‘Illegal immigrants or refugees – or something in between’

A rescuer holds a Chinese passenger by his pants as he tries to transfer to a small boat from the grounded freighter Golden Venture June 6, 1993, off New York City. About 40 passengers were detained in York County Prison … Continue reading

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