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Gettysburg 152: Commemorating the battle on land – and sea

Linked in/Neat stuff, below: Fissel’s one-room school open house/Eagle Cam shutting down Gettysburg is landlocked, but The Evening Sun in Hanover found a neat way to tie this historic town and its battle to the sea: Several years ago, the … Continue reading

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Fissel’s School: How students learned a lot in one room

This photo is part of the York Daily Record’s coverage of the open house at Fissel’s School in southern York County, Pa., last weekend.

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When Avalong’s putt-putt golf drew people to Springettsbury Township corner

Linked in/Neat stuff: Morris Pharmacy & the Yosts/One-roomer in Glen Rock Now that Memorial Day has passed, your mind goes to past days of summer recreation. Here, Cliff Satterthwaite captures the long-gone miniature golf course near Avalong Restaurant. This was … Continue reading

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1896-vintage Fissel’s one-room school helps illustrate past and present

Fissel’s School is one of York County’s most prominent one-room school houses. It’s been restored, and it’s modest size is contrasted against nearby modern schools. The Glen Rock, Pa., Historic Preservation Society wrote about the school: ‘Today, Fissel’s School stands as a monument to our system of education. It’s location offers an excellent contrast to the past and present, for it stands just a short distance away from Susquehannock High School, Southern Middle and Southern Elementary School.’

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