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These 10 York County history topics are graduate theses waiting to happen, Part II

This photo does what it was meant to do: Capture York, Pa.’s, industrial might in World War II. With this many execs in command and the York Plan in high gear, the Allies would win against the Axis threat. (When … Continue reading

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‘Hot Spill’ sculpture or giant paper clip in York, Pa.? You decide

Millersville University sculptor Ike Hay died recently, but his legacy remains in York, Pa. – a sculpture in Foundry Plaza next to Codorus Creek. It was named ‘Hot Spill’ when it was unveiled in 1984. A York Daily Record/Sunday News story about the sculptor’s death described a bit of controversy that ensued: ‘The piece — all vivid red curves and lines, with a smaller black section — brought some controversy, (his wife) Teri Hay said, and was initially derided by some in print for its abstract design. They called it a giant paper clip, she said. But it was long one of her husband’s favorites.’

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Good day in Glen Rock, Pa., Part 2

Before buildings went up at the Civilian Conservation Corps site in Glen Rock, Pa., tents provided the shelter. Tents will go up again on Sept. 29 as the Glen Rock community will provide a living history event interpreting this Great … Continue reading

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Good day in Glen Rock, Pa., Part I

Glen Rock, Pa., celebrates two pieces of its past on Sept. 29. The community will dedicate a plaque at the Glen Rock Theatre, built as a band hall for its community band and famed composer Roland F. Seitz. The community Depression-era Civilian Conservation Corps. camp living history event is set earlier that day.

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Old Wright Bros. car dealership, once flying high along I83, grounded: Linked in to York County history, 4/13/13

Yorktownsquare.com covers the CCC’s birthday, ’42’, York County parks and the demolished Wright Bros. car dealership in York Township.

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In Glen Rock, the newspaper was quite the ‘Item’: Linked in to York County history, Sept. 24, 2012

Yorktownsquare.com covers a CCC reenactment in Glen Rock, Harley Davidson making the Wall Street Journal and the battle over a veterans memorial plaque in Bittersville.

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Bringing Glen Rock’s Great Depression-era CCC camp back to life

A Civilian Conservation Corps camp operated in Glen Rock between 1935 and 1942. The Glen Rock Historic Preservation Society and the Glen Rock American Legion is sponsoring a living history event. The demonstration is set for 11 a.m. to 4 … Continue reading

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Former York County CCC camp now on map

A recent York Daily Record story commemorating the former Civilian Conservative Corps camp in Glen Rock contained an intriguing sentence. The story noted that a number of men married local girls while working at the Glen Rock area. “Men with … Continue reading

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