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Scarred Civil War soldier took the surrendered York flag and ‘stood with it in his arms, holding it in front of him’

‘Surrender of York to Gen. Early and Gen. Gordon, June 28th 1863,’ wrote Lewis Miller atop his drawing of this significant moment in York County, Pa., history. The Confederates overran York County in these late-June days before the Battle of … Continue reading

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History mystery scene: Can you ID this old York County, Pa., mill?

Former York artist Cliff Satterthwaite documented this York County, Pa., mill scene via watercolor in the late 1960 or early 1970s. ‘The little mansion house is on the left …I did 3 others (one big watercolor, and 2 large acrylics) on the front porch,’ he wrote. Can you ID this mill?

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Times have left York’s once-exclusive Lafayette Club behind

The Lafayette Club is shutting down after 114 years including about 100 years in its current townhouse.

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Rebs’ short York visit creates long memories – 5/31 iconic images

Confederate soldiers lower the large American flag in York’s Centre Square on June 30, 1863, after the town’s fathers had surrendered the day before. The rebels marched uncontested into the undefended Pennsylvania town. Immediately after settling in, Gen. Jubal Early’s … Continue reading

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