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What’s that ’51 Chevy doing on the roof at San Carlo’s?

That yellow 1951 Chevrolet hasn’t always been on the roof of The Hop, part of San Carlo’s Restaurant in Manchester Township, Pa. But it has become a landmark signaling folks about the restaurant/entertainment complex that incorporates an equally noteworthy barn.

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Moravian congregation, like others in York County, drew on faith in the American Revolution

Moravian Pastor George Neisser, writing in his journal from the York, Pa., congregation’s Gemeinhaus, provided a glimpse into everyday life in York Town during the Revolutionary War period. What he left for posterity was a message of struggle – and … Continue reading

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Those John Wilkes Booth bobbleheads in Gettysburg? Manhunt ends. Linked in with neat York County history stuff, March 13, 2012

Those bobbleheads dolls of Lincoln assassin John Wilkes Booth for sale  at the gift shop at Gettysburg National Military Park are no longer on the shelves. The Hanover Evening Sun reported that Foundation President Joanne Hanley and Gettysburg National Military … Continue reading

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The more things change in York newspapering, the more they stay the same. Linked in with neat history stuff, Feb. 24, 2012

York, Pa., Daily Record/Sunday News Sports Editor Chris Otto flagged this front page from Jan. 15, 1972, showing a major East Market Street, York, fire. The large use of photographs resembles those used in recent years at the newspaper for … Continue reading

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York County towns loaded with colorful art treasures: Linked in with neat history stuff, Jan. 28, 2012

York County, Pa., residents enjoy works of art in virtually every town. They are on display in accessible public view. The artwork – stained-glass windows – are mountedin the churches that make Church Street such a common name in the … Continue reading

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Beveled glass doors capture time of day: Beautiful First Moravian Church in York, Pa., Part 17

Rudy Art Studio, a turn-of-the-20th-century York, Pa., business made this glass for the front doors at York’s First Moravian Church, one of many made for the North Duke Street building. Also of interest: All Rudy stained-glass window posts from the … Continue reading

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Window honors Wantz and Brillinger families: Beautiful First Moravian Church in York, Pa., Part 13

This stained glass window at York, Pa.’s, First Moravian Church, one of 31 designed by noted York County artist J. Horace Rudy, provides a colorful window transom.This is another in a series on those windows. Also of interest: All Rudy … Continue reading

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