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Textile museum to explore York County’s long link with carding, weaving and spinning

Alpacas such as those seen here on Shady Pine Farms in North Hopewell Township are relatively new to York County, Pa., soil. But as the desire for natural fibers has grown in America, this South American animal is increasingly seen around York County, a county that is no stranger to working in the carding, weaving and spinning business. In fact, a museum is opening to educate and observe York County’s long relationship with textiles.

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Read all about The Howling Hellians of Dogtown School: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, March 9, 2012

Former residents of Dogtown shared their memories in a recent Weekly Record story on that West York/West Manchester Township area in and around the old Highland Park. But one story not captured there is told by Dave Gulden on his … Continue reading

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