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Looking for York County trivia? These 4 lists will get you started

Linked in/Neat stuff, below: Colonial York? Not quite/Pa.’s covered bridges The answer to the question is S. Forry Laucks, left. But what is the question? Both are part of a history quiz on YorkTownSquare.com It’s one of several quizzes from this blog’s … Continue reading

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Sit it out or dance at the 1807 York Fair? York fathers said … sit it out

Jim Driskell of First St. John’s Lutheran Church in York provided this action by York Borough relating to the York Fair in 1807. Long and short, it call for a ban on dancing at the York Fair, then situated with borough limits. Violators would pay $5, a tidy sum in those days ‘A member of our congregation felt that you might get a kick out of a document … ,’ Jim wrote. Yes, indeed. As it turns out, the York Fair faced more challenges than this. It was canceled about 10 years later after a death at the annual event. The fair did not resume until the 1850s.

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In hard-fought campaign, Mayor Huggy regained his mayoral seat in 1923

York, Pa., Mayor E.S. Hugentugler, second from left, is pictured with prominent folks at the massive 150th anniversary celebration of the adoption of the Articles of Confederation in York in 1927. Others, from left: S. Forry Laucks, chairman of the … Continue reading

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