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History Mystery people of York County, Pa.: Test your knowledge

This week’s History Mystery quiz focuses on people. It’s amazing – and a bit sad – that once well-known York countians pass from the public scene and blend into history. So consider this quiz – and other YorkTownSquare.com posts an effort to remind folks of those who built this county. (OK, there are a couple of places in here, too.)

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Four Chaplains became military heroes with the sinking of the Dorchester 70 years ago

The Four Chaplains, including York’s Rabbi Alexander D. Goode, became military heroes with the sinking of the Dorchester 70 years a

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Part III: York, Pa., no hardscrabble here: ‘It’s a midsize city with an interesting history’

Vice President Joe Biden visited Alexander D. Goode Elementary School in this week, and the media coverage drew the usual provocative characterizations of York, Pa. Also of interest: York hardly a hardscrabble river town? and York, Pa.: No ‘rustbelt town … Continue reading

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