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World War I in Jefferson’s square: Refurbished 37 mm gun back in southwestern York County community

Linked in/Neat stuff, below: Old Line Museum events/George Hay Kain III on Emigsville Jefferson has several things going on in and around its grassy square. First, only one other town in York County has a center square in which traffic … Continue reading

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Yes sir, in York County, Pa., it’s pronounced ‘Yorkshur,’ just like pudding

George Hay Kain III If Yorkshire as in pudding is pronounced york-shur, why isn’t Yorkshire as in Springettsbury Township pronounced similarly instead of the local “Yorkshyer.” And Hayshire should be pronounced “Hayshur.” The man who made these points should know. … Continue reading

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