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This showpiece York County, Pa., barn burned down about a decade ago

This was one of ‪York County, Pa.‬’s best-known barns – and we have many grand barns – before it burned to the ground in 2006. It was visible from a major road and intended to be an accessible county showpiece. Where did this barn stand? Memories of this very public farm, in the past or present?

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York, Pa., landmark: ‘The house with a garden wall’

The former Gamble mansion on South Duke Street and East Cottage Place is often identified by its brick wall. It has long been a York, Pa.’s landmark

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A short test of your women’s history knowledge

Anna Dill Gamble, one of York County’s most accomplished 20th-century women, is the topic of a question in a women’s history quiz put forth by the York Daily Record/Sunday News. Read on to learn more about her. Background posts: OLLI’s … Continue reading

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