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Dutch Club’s story reflects changing life in York, Pa.

Linked in/Neat stuff: Yorkbloggers win preservation award/Stately Biesecker Mill interests people The Dutch Club fire this week appears to have spelled the end of a York, Pa., landmark building. The club was founded as a gathering spot for Germans in … Continue reading

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Emigsville’s Emig Mansion: 3 views of this wonderful York County landmark

Linked in/Neat stuff: Iconic names Utz, Clarks, Harley-Davidson in news/LBJ’s visit in 1966 The Emig Mansion is one of York County, Pa.’s finest homes. It’s been a bed-and-breakfast in recent years and will remain so, under new hosts. The operators, … Continue reading

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Can you locate the 8 mini golf courses operating in York County, Pa.?

York County, Pa., has eight miniature golf courses, including this one new Lewisberry – Frosty Putter. This one has some has some history to it. Frosty Putter owner Donald Reeser as a sprint car marking the final hole. Ydr.com’s Media Center, in profiling these putt-putt golf courses, states: ‘ The car, which replaced an Amish buggy that rotted over the years, was “one of the best sprint cars in Pennsylvania… ” ‘

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Hex Murder assailant: ‘A genuinely nice guy and was a good employee’

People alive today knew one of the celebrated Hex Murder defendants of 1928, proving that York is the world’s largest small town

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Transforming scrap metal into meaningful art in York, Pa.: Linked in with neat history stuff, Feb. 18, 2012

The Industrial Plaza of York has been around since the 1990s, but it now has a sign, unveiled this week. The sign, showing gears and cogs, is made from repurposed pieces of scrap metal. It’s a visible ‘sign’ of consultant … Continue reading

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