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Where is the ‘Red Land’ region, as in the Red Land Little League champs?

In history, Red Land, Redland or Redlands, home of the Little League World Series U.S. champs, has been viewed as residing in York County’s northern tip, loosely following the lines of the West Shore School District. Motorists on Interstate 83 … Continue reading

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Improved Order of Heptasophs of Stewartstown: Everything you ever wanted to know about this fraternal group

Ever hear of the Improved Order of Heptasophs? A chapter met in Stewartstown in southeastern York County

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Part II: Baltimore screamed for York County ice cream

Carmen’s in Loganville is the closest ice cream maker to Seven Valleys, whose ice cream-making past is being celebrated with one of those large, noticeable Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission markers. Carmen’s Ice Cream is a third-generation business. Today, it … Continue reading

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Charles Dickens’ coach from York to Harrisburg: A barge on wheels

The White Hall Hotel, West Market and North Beaver streets, played host to Charles Dickens during the noted author’s 1842 visit to America. The artist of this painting of York pulled from several eras. Bottom right, the York County Court … Continue reading

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