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History mystery photo: You might think this is Halloween garb, but wrong holiday

York, Pa., history mystery person: Wrong holiday. This isn’t Halloween garb, as maybe you thought at first. What holiday is this figure associated with, and what are figures such as this one commonly called?

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Battle of Wrightsville – Rare photograph of the battlefield, Part 2: Linked in to York County history, Sept. 26, 2012

Yorktownsquare.com provides insight about the Battle of Wrightsville, the sentencing of former state Revenue Secretary Steve Stetler and efforts to preserve the Stewartstown Railroad.

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Is this willow tree standing today on Powder Mill Road? Linked in with neat York County history stuff, April 30, 2012

This stately willow tree was featured in The Gazette and Daily’s calendar in 1969. The caption for the May entry stated: ‘If April comes and the willows turn from yellow to green, can spring be far away? This sylvan setting … Continue reading

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Former York countian Craig F. Walker profiles Marine suffering from PTSD: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, April 3, 2012

Denver Post Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Craig F. Walker is a York Suburban High School graduate. And the war correspondent continues to do great work – and collect awards – for his work out west. This photograph is a piece of … Continue reading

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York’s Penn Street Farmers Market,150 years old, seeks to replant for new customers

Mindi’s Place at Market & Penn Street Farmers Market is the primary eatery in York, Pa.’s, west end markethouse. The market is the oldest of five covered markethouses that operated in York. Background posts: There were 5, count ‘em, 5 … Continue reading

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