Tag Archives: ‘East of Gettysburg

Scarred Civil War soldier took the surrendered York flag and ‘stood with it in his arms, holding it in front of him’

‘Surrender of York to Gen. Early and Gen. Gordon, June 28th 1863,’ wrote Lewis Miller atop his drawing of this significant moment in York County, Pa., history. The Confederates overran York County in these late-June days before the Battle of … Continue reading

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Hollywood meets Hanover over pretzels: Linked in to York County history, 5/2/13

Yorktownsquare.com covering Hanover pretzelmaking, ‘East of Gettysburg on e-book, Jeb Stuart’s ditch and a preservation talk by Scott Butcher

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Part II: By this count, York County hosted 3 military prisoner-of-war camps

This image, drawn by noted 19th-century York artist Lewis Miller,  shows the front facade of Washington Hall. The building served as an entertainment venue and IOOF Lodge, among other uses. Today, it houses apartments. It also houses overflow from the … Continue reading

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