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Guinston Church’s unusual campus: 1 site, 3 buildings from different times

Chanceford Township’s Guinston Presbyterian Church’s campus holds an unusual sight. Three church buildings stand there, representing three eras of church architecture.

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York, Pa.’s ‘Welcome/Do Not Enter’ eastern gateway: ‘Talk about mixed messages’

The question has come up before. How can a welcoming city tell westbound motorists on the old Lincoln Highway to ‘Do Not Enter.’ And it’s a good question. And it was raised by someone, York Sunday News columnist Gordon Freireich, who is a leader in an organization, York Rotary, who is doing something about York’s greetings to motorists. Rotary’s ‘Welcome to York’ monument greets motorists moving into York from the south.

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History mystery quiz: Test your York, Pa., smarts IQ

Post by York Daily Record/Sunday News. You never know what turns commenting on a Facebook post will take. When we posted on YDR Facebook a query about Ned Spangler, some playfully thought they saw a resemblance to the man who, … Continue reading

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This York City house was not a church or Masonic lodge. It was the Menough house

This house at 448 W. Philadelphia St. in York, Pa., was building in time to be included in ‘The York County Sesquicentennial Book – 1749-1899. The souvenir book specialized in photos of city people and noteworthy buildings. ‘It is a solid, stone building in a block of row homes. Most people think it is a church or some sort of citadel, perhaps a former Masonic lodge. It is, indeed, a home,’ York, Pa., Sunday News columnist Gordon Freireich wrote.

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Hollywood meets Hanover over pretzels: Linked in to York County history, 5/2/13

Yorktownsquare.com covering Hanover pretzelmaking, ‘East of Gettysburg on e-book, Jeb Stuart’s ditch and a preservation talk by Scott Butcher

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Damon’s Grill/Banana Max building leveled; WellSpan coming in: Linked in to York County history, 4/15/13

Yorktownsquare.com covers memories of York City Market and Food Fair, Betty Marshall’s memorial service and WellSpan’s new medical office building in Northwest York.

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In archaeological digs, stains cause excitement: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, July 9, 2012

James McClure’s yorktownsquare.com blog explores Musclecar Madness, chainsaw art, a dig in search of a military hospital and an gathering of scholars to talk about the Battle of Antietam.

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Can anyone locate Rebecca at the Well? Linked in with neat York County history stuff, May 31, 2012

Other stuff below: Electric Map revisited/Sleeping porches help beat the heat This is the old fountain in Penn Park, gone for years and reportedly in storage, according to June Lloyd’s recent York Sunday News column: The lost fountain of York’s … Continue reading

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John Wilkes Booth bobbleheads should be hunted down and disposed of: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, March 11, 2012

This bobblehead doll of John Wilkes Booth is seen near an Abraham Lincoln doll at the visitors center at the Gettysburg National Military Park. The Hanover Evening Sun found visitors to the visitors center believe the bobblehead of Booth, complete … Continue reading

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