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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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York County marathoners travel ‘Back to Boston’: ‘They are runners. So they will run’

The York Daily Record’s Kate Penn has produced ‘Back to Boston,’ a documentary about York County-area runners who are running in the Boston Marathon on April 21, Patriot’s Day in Massachusetts. Most ran in 2013, the year of the deadly Boston Marathon bombings

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Where was York, Pa.’s first town hall?

Local American Revolution war vet Henry Miller became York’s first chief burgess in 1787. York would not have a mayor until Daniel Noell was elected to the position when the borough became a city in 1887. As a leader in … Continue reading

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