Monthly Archives: July 2012

Did you know? Turnpike crosses tip of York County. Linked in with neat history stuff, July 31, 2012

Yorktownsquare.com blog cover’s Chris Doleman’s upcoming Hall of Fame induction, Susquehanna Indian lands endangered and the closing of a regional bookstore

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Where do you go for the best source about the York race riots and trials?

Yorktownsquare.com reports that the race riots were erupting at this time 43 years ago and explains the best source to go for information on those difficult times.

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An unusual use for famed Springettsbury Township’s Schultz house: Linked in with neat York County, Pa., history stuff, July 29, 2012

Yorktownsquare.com covers the Codorus Street reunion, roadside monuments, York’s trolley system and an unusual use for the Schultz house.

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Still on the trail of Rebecca at the Well and other fountains around York, Pa.

Yorktownsquare.com covers fountains in York City, including a renewed request to discover the location of Rebecca at the Well.

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York countians remember those days when polio struck: Linked in with neat York County, Pa., history stuff, July 27, 2012

Ydr.com’s oral history series ‘Remember’ explores the dreaded polio outbreaks that unpredictable visited York County, particularly in 1941. That year, more than 100 people contracted polio in York County, and at least nine people died. Towns virtually shut down. Schools … Continue reading

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Longtime York County media icons WSBA Radio, WPMT TV have common roots

Yorktownsquare.com uses photographs to tell about links between York County media icons.

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What’s York’s connection to this remote eastern Pa. church? – Linked in with neat York County, Pa., history stuff, July 25, 2012

Yorktownsquare.com covers the Elmwood Mansion, Seven Valleys’ ice cream, tourism in Delaware

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Codorus Street Reunion packed with history, meaning: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, July 24, 2012

Yorktownsquare.com covers the York County company that makes uniforms for Russian Olympians, former Olympic officials from York County and more on Preserving York’s Shady Lane picnic.

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Part III: Using York County history to create community embodies a modern trend

Yorktownsquare.com covers a picnic of history-minded people who toured a former distillery site known as Shady Lane.

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Part II: Using York County history to create community embodies a modern trend

Yorktownsquare.com previews the PreservingYork.com picnic, an event in which a virtual community is meeting to become an actual community.

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