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Besser’s, on the Susquehanna Trail, a favorite pitstop for motorists

Besser’s, a major restaurant, lodging spot along the trail south of Loganville, must have been marketing minded. People have postcards showing the camp from all angles in their collections. “Received this postcard from a local resident,” Doug Winemiller of Stewartstown Historical Society, wrote. “I have no idea of the date.”

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Stamp collecting becoming a hobby mostly for York County’s philatelic-loving gray heads

York countians are collectors. Sleds, antique toys. Stamps. All kinds of stuff. So with the increase of the cost of stamps today to 49 cents a piece, that hike is going to hurt the stamp collecting hobby. A YDR.com story says young people aren’t picking up the hobby. Too expensive. “How many people do you see here that don’t have gray hair,” a stamp enthusiast told the YDR at Saturday’s White Rose Philatelic Society of York, Pa., stamp show at the York Expo Center.Art Two of York County’s best-known stamps are shown here, the Four Chaplains and Articles of Confederation. Notice the escalation in prices from the post-World War period to the 1970s.

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How you can absorb Peach Bottom/Delta Welsh culture in a Sunday afternoon

You might recognize this distinctive door and stonework as part of the front of a Welsh miners’ cottage in Peach Bottom Township, Pa. Tours of a Coulsontown cottage will be offered as part of the Delta Holiday Home Tour on Dec. 8.

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Part II: Memorial honoring Jewish chaplains headed to Arlington, Va., via York, Pa.

  The Jewish Chaplains Monument – and the chaplains from all American wars it memoralizes – made a stop in York this week. It’s part of a 10-state, 27 venue tour covering 3,000 miles before its final resting place in Arlington … Continue reading

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Memorial honoring Jewish chaplains headed to Arlington, Va., via York, Pa.

Rabbi Irwin Goldenberg addresses students at York, Pa.’s Alexander D. Goode Elementary School in 2002. A mural of Rabbi Goode and his three colleagues forms the backdrop. The occasion was Dorchester Day, taken from the name of the ship carrying … Continue reading

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