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This granite bear stands primed for action: Where in York County, Pa., can you see this artwork?

Here’s this week’s History Mystery question: This is surely one of York County, Pa.’s most unusual tombstones. Where does this granite bear stand? But here’s a tougher one: Do you know its story? Answer. This question on the YDR’s Facebook … Continue reading

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Who were York County’s most influential citizens? – Part I

William C. Goodridge, a former slave who became a respected York businessman, was an influential 19th-century figure in York County. He is on a short list of top newsmakers in York County in the past 250 years. Background posts: List … Continue reading

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