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Artist captures a glimpse of 1970s life in York, Pa. – racing frogs

The date appears to be 1975. Artist Cliff Satterthwaite gave an glimpse of what young people were doing that summer. On activity: Racing frogs. Interesting, at about that time, a harmful practice concerning frogs became popular in America. Licking them. Anyway, the artist wrote: ‘(N)otice the little boy chasing on.’ He believed the name on the sign is a sponsor of the event. Just another slice of York County life captured by the artist.

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York County’s history mystery school: Where did this old clapboard one-room school sit?

Some day, we’ll post photos of all former one-room schools in York County, Pa. Well, we might not get them all, but when we run across them, we like putting them up on here. Here’s one submitted to the York Daily Record. Can you locate it?

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Cameron Mitchell: Call goes out for historical marker, scholarship to honor York County’s ‘Uncle Buck’

This photograph of Cameron Mitchell was part of the collection on display in a Glen Rock Historical Preservation Society-sponsored evening this week. York County resident Bryan Sellers, whose uncle managed some of the noted Hollywood actor’s affairs, presented about the York native and brought the collection for about 100 people attending to see.

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Sunday School band disbands at Dallastown’s Bethlehem United Methodist

Bethlehem United Methodist Church’s Sunday School band played its last note recently. The Dallastown, Pa., band is shown here in 1960.

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York, Pa.’s, new Princess Street Bridge won’t allow four-lane traffic underneath. Prudent or shortsighted?

York, Pa.’s College Avenue Bridge was built to allow four-lane traffic to pass underneath, allowing for another entry/exit to York. The aging Princess Street Bridge is to be replaced with no such space for a highway to pass under its deck, effectively shuttering that four-lane vision.

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Many have seen this York County-area clock tower, but can you immediately locate it?

This clock tower looms over the National Watch & Clock Museum, across the Susquehanna from Wrightsville in Columbia, Pa. Dianne wrote on ydr.com’s Your Photos site: ‘The Museum entrance is marked by the Memorial Bell Tower, dedicated in 1993.’

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Sunday School orchestra plays on in York County church, as decades-old tradition continues

This is the view from atop Bethlehem United Methodist Church in Dallastown, Pa., several years ago when workers shored up about 15 feet of the 80-foot steeple on this 100-year-old church.Original deteriorating brownstones gave way to stones made from precast concrete. Far below and inside the building a Sunday school orchestra plays every week.

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Looking forward to Dallastown’s ‘Main Street, the Sequel’

York Sunday News column covers change in Dallastown borough in the past 50 years.

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Imagine. Before there was York, Pa., there was York, England: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, Aug. 2, 2012

Yorktownsquare.com blog covers the annual Book Blast, Avalong’s broasted chicken and what WSBA’s call letters stand for.

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A Dallastown mystery: The case of the unidentified photographs

The Dallastown Area Historical Society has put a bunch of unidentified photos on the Web for people to lend their hand in identifying. Meanwhile, if anyone wants to meet the minds behind the society, a work meeting is set from … Continue reading

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