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Dancing at the Yorktowne: ‘I … drew it while they were dancing’

This is former York artist Cliff Satterthwaite’s rendition of the 1976 bicentennial dance (he believes) at the Yorktowne Hotel. ‘I (plein-air”) drew it while they were dancing,’ he wrote in an email. We appreciate Cliff sending these along. His work documents life in York County 40 to 50 years ago, a period covered in photography but in a special way with Cliff Satterthwaite’s well-trained eye and hand. Also

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History mystery photo: This angry-looking lion’s head is sure to fend off vandals

This lion’s head appears on the William C. Goodridge House at 123 East Philadelphia Street, York, Pa. That architectural touch no doubt came from a subsequent owner – noted architect Reinhardt Dempwolf.

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Some 50th anniversary gift: Gettysburg Cyclorama building coming down: Linked in to York County history, 3/8/13

Yorktownsquare covers the Tuskegee Airmen, the Rusk Report, the demolition of the old Cyclorama building in Gettysburg and the stories behind local obituaries.

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Read all about The Howling Hellians of Dogtown School: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, March 9, 2012

Former residents of Dogtown shared their memories in a recent Weekly Record story on that West York/West Manchester Township area in and around the old Highland Park. But one story not captured there is told by Dave Gulden on his … Continue reading

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Tropical Storm Agnes produced Kreutz Creek library building 40 years ago. Read about it here.

Kreutz Creek’s  library building in eastern York County is profiled on a York County Library Pinterest Board, pinned by the York Daily Record/Sunday News’ Buffy Andrews. The building, of simple construction, has an interesting history. (Click on image to enlarge.) … Continue reading

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Transforming scrap metal into meaningful art in York, Pa.: Linked in with neat history stuff, Feb. 18, 2012

The Industrial Plaza of York has been around since the 1990s, but it now has a sign, unveiled this week. The sign, showing gears and cogs, is made from repurposed pieces of scrap metal. It’s a visible ‘sign’ of consultant … Continue reading

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Check out these old York County, Pa., photos of interest on Pinterest

Do you know what this building is? (Hint: The flat spot beside and apparent power lines beside it give some leads.) See answer below. This photo is an  image that Buffy Andrews of the York, Pa., Daily Record/Sunday News posted … Continue reading

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Famed podiatrist-turned-WASP with York roots passes away: Linked in with neat history stuff, Feb. 13, 2012

Ninety-five-year-old Mary Reineberg Burchard died recently. She was a daughter of York County and a Congressional Gold Medal winner for her pioneering work as pilot for the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) in World War II. The York Daily Record/Sunday … 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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They still dress like this in York County, Pa.: Linked in with neat history stuff, Dec. 26, 2011

Yes, people still dress like this around York County, Pa. The Glen Rock Carolers have been singing on Christmas morn for some 150 years. This year, the annual rite of Christmas had an added attraction. Glen Rock native Lt. Ben … Continue reading

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