Tag Archives: Harrisburg

At Duncannon’s Red Rabbit, it’s OK to ask for extra Bunny Dust

The Red Rabbit experience awaits motorists traveling on Route 322 about 15 miles north of Harrisburg, Pa. It’s, indeed, an experience. A delicious experience.

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Fifty years ago, York, Pa., group headed to Freedom Day in Washington, D.C.

Voni B Grimes brought by this photograph showing Freedom Day bus captains from York, Pa., going to the March on Washington for Freedom and Jobs in August 1963. The bus captains going to what became that famous day 50 years ago, from left: Raymond Ritter, Ivan Reeves, Grimes, Roger Tyler and Richard Boyer.

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Bridge lanterns along York County’s Susquehanna Trail: ‘We get a lot of questions about them’

Large bridge lanterns outside Wagman Companies Inc and on Canal Road come from Market Street Bridge in Harrisburg.

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Susquehanna River bridges: ‘Just thought you might enjoy': Linked in to history, Dec. 8, 2012

Yorktownsquare.com covers links for the bridges of the Susquehanna, the origin of Shoney’s eateries, Der Belsnickel (Belsnickle) and York County’s relationship with marijuana.

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Ever hear of the Girl Scout Camp Gi-Sco-Ha? Linked in with neat York County history stuff, March 16, 2012

Did you know that a Girl Scout Camp operated for years near Codorus State Park? Cost-cutting caused Camp Gi-Sco-Ha to shut down in 2010, and the state has purchased the facility long operated by Girl Scouts In The Heart of … Continue reading

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Charles Dickens’ coach from York to Harrisburg: A barge on wheels

The White Hall Hotel, West Market and North Beaver streets, played host to Charles Dickens during the noted author’s 1842 visit to America. The artist of this painting of York pulled from several eras. Bottom right, the York County Court … Continue reading

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