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Obscure WeCo plaque reflects early days of York City’s development rebirth

Linked in/Neat stuff: York Safe & Lock file damaged/Mayflies in history? This plaque, affixed to this 234 W. Market St.  building  in York, Pa.’s WeCo district, hangs there in plain sight. And it details the life and accomplishments of high … Continue reading

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Research needed to unearth Underground Railroad in York County – Part I

A crawl space is hidden behind a pantry shelf at the Dobbins House in Gettysburg, Pa. Mannequins demonstrate how fugitives might have hidden there as part of the Underground Railroad. Background posts: Amanda Berry Smith: ‘God’s image carved in ebony’, … Continue reading

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