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Check out your York, Pa., smarts with this history quiz

It was serendipity but the answers to the quiz above and the one immediately below rest in one York, Pa., law firm. In other words, the two attorneys who are answers for those two quizzes are principals with the same law firm. I won’t name the firm because it will give away the answers. But I’ve already given enough clues for you to participate by commenting, liking or sharing. If you’re stumped, click on the goo.gl link. Feel free to engage in the other quizzes in the same way.

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Outhouses common in York only 40 years ago: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, Dec. 4, 2011

This Walt Partymiller cartoon, titled ‘But Few Care,’  is typical of those he penned for The (York, Pa.) Gazette and Daily for more than 30 years. This Jan. 23, 1968, cartoon captured the moment, indicating York City officials stonewalling against … Continue reading

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York County’s Widow Zinn to Confederate Gen. Jubal Early in new Louisiana Tigers’ book: ‘Are you goin’ to destroy us?’

York County, Pa., Civil War author Scott Mingus has added another book to his growing list of titles: “The Louisiana Tigers in the Gettysburg Campaign, June-July 1863.” This 315-page book covers this famous Confederate brigade during the during the Gettysburg … Continue reading

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