A York County, Pa., history mystery photo of confined proportions

Linked in/Neat stuff: York College inauguration/Guy Stambach’s paintings
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAThis is a York County mystery photo of epic, actually make that confined, proportions, unless you’ve peered into this space in your lifetime. Then you might know.  York countian Dianne Bowders knows. She made this photo. Check out the answer is below. Also of interest: More of Dianne Bowders’ yorktownsquare.com photographs.

Neat stuff from all over … .

Inaugurations of York College of Pennsylvania presidents happen every 15 years or so.

Four have reigned since the 1970s: Ray Miller, Bob Iosue, George Waldner and now Pamela Gunter-Smith.

There’s a notion out there that the first three brought the right skills at the right moment in York College of Pennsylvania’s story. Let’s hope that is the case with Dr. Gunter-Smith as well.

YC-2-LThis is one of a gallery of photos from Dr. Pamela Gunter-Smith’s inauguration as YCP president. Also of interest: Check out this informative map of York College’s expanding campus and How a bird see the original part of YCP’s campus.

Remind you of someone? A recent photo and story explained a vine that took on the shape of Jesus on the Cross. Pretty remarkable.

Well, these sightings of Jesus are more easily explained. They’re Guy Stambach’s popular paintings in many York County churches.

jesusWhat do you think? Check out: Jesus is spotted on a fence in York County.

*Answer to history mystery photo above.  It’s a Conestoga Wagon. Dianne Bowders writes in ydr.com’s Your Photos: ‘Conestoga Wagons were built about 1750 in the Conestoga Valley of Lancaster Co. Wagon drivers smoked rolled tobacco leaves called “stogies,” from the word Conestoga. Location: Agricultural and Industrial Museum, 217 W. Princess St., York, PA.’

 

About Jim McClure

Editor of the York Daily Record/Sunday News, ydr.com and its many digital products. East Region Editor, Digital First Media. Journalism/history blogger: yorktownsquare.com. Author or co-author of seven York County, Pa., history books.
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