Category Archives: 1st Moravian

The more things change in York newspapering, the more they stay the same. Linked in with neat history stuff, Feb. 24, 2012

York, Pa., Daily Record/Sunday News Sports Editor Chris Otto flagged this front page from Jan. 15, 1972, showing a major East Market Street, York, fire. The large use of photographs resembles those used in recent years at the newspaper for … Continue reading

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York County towns loaded with colorful art treasures: Linked in with neat history stuff, Jan. 28, 2012

York County, Pa., residents enjoy works of art in virtually every town. They are on display in accessible public view. The artwork – stained-glass windows – are mountedin the churches that make Church Street such a common name in the … Continue reading

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A different view of the Codorus Valley: Linked in with neat York County history stuff – Aug. 23, 2011

  Many people have seen the Kreutz Creek/Codorus/Conewago Creek valley from Reservoir or Webb’s Hill south of York or from the area around the Eagle’s Nest Restaurant on Mount Rose Avenue. Here’s a lesser know view from the Dover hills, … Continue reading

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Church to celebrate 260th anniversary in 2012: Beautiful First Moravian Church in York, Pa., Part Last

Rudy Art Studio, a turn-of-the-20th-century York, Pa., business made this window among many for the North Duke Street building.

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Beveled glass doors capture time of day: Beautiful First Moravian Church in York, Pa., Part 17

Rudy Art Studio, a turn-of-the-20th-century York, Pa., business made this glass for the front doors at York’s First Moravian Church, one of many made for the North Duke Street building. Also of interest: All Rudy stained-glass window posts from the … Continue reading

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Restored window is ‘striking, familiar symbol’: Beautiful First Moravian Church in York, Pa., Part 16

Rudy Art Studio, a turn-of-the-20th-century York, Pa., business made this stained-glass window at York’s First Moravian Church, one of many made for the North Duke Street building. Also of interest: All Rudy stained-glass window posts from the start and York … Continue reading

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Artist Margaret Sarah Lewis’ work honors church: Beautiful First Moravian Church in York, Pa., Part 15

This Margaret Sarah Lewis painting shows York, Pa.’s, First Moravian Church. This is another in a series on the church and its J. Horace Rudy stained glass windows. Also of interest: All Rudy stained-glass window posts from the start and … Continue reading

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Window honors Mary M. Weigle: Beautiful First Moravian Church in York, Pa., Part 14

This stained glass window at York, Pa.’s, First Moravian Church, one of 31 designed by noted York County artist J. Horace Rudy, is located on the south wall of the church’s sanctuary.This is another in a series on those windows. … Continue reading

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Window honors Wantz and Brillinger families: Beautiful First Moravian Church in York, Pa., Part 13

This stained glass window at York, Pa.’s, First Moravian Church, one of 31 designed by noted York County artist J. Horace Rudy, provides a colorful window transom.This is another in a series on those windows. Also of interest: All Rudy … Continue reading

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Moravian Christmases past, present and to come: Beautiful First Moravian Church in York, Part 12

This stained glass window at York, Pa.’s, First Moravian Church, one of 31 designed by noted York County artist J. Horace Rudy, oversees the sanctuary at Christmas time. This is another in a series on those windows. Also of interest: … Continue reading

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