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York County Bar Association office a stop on tour of historic law offices

Law Offices of York Walking Tour is set for 6 p.m., Friday, May 3. The tour includes visits to historic law offices in York. “During this fascinating and informative walk, you will see what lies behind the doors of some of York’s most venerable law firms,” a York County Bar Association release states. “Learn about the architecture of some of the City’s oldest buildings that have housed law firms for decades, and the famous cases tried in York.”

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Rita Mae Brown in York for Camp Security fundraiser: ‘We lose our history so fast in this country': Linked in to history, 4/18/13

Yorktownsquare.com covers Rita Mae Brown’s appearance in York on behalf of Camp Security, interest in the Hex Murder and the story of a Civil War drummer boy.

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Women’s Club of York opens its beautiful building to the public: Linked in to history, Nov. 29, 2012

Yorktownsquare.com covers an upcoming Women’s Club of York event, the Journal of York County Heritage, how to learn about the Hex Murder and a new book about York College of Pennsylvania.

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York County congregation straddled Mason-Dixon Line: Linked in to history, Nov. 23, 2012

Yorktownsquare.com covers Bethlehem Steltz Church’s bid for national registry, the Hex Murder and the 4 millionth Harley-Davidson sold.

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York County Hex Murder: 10 memorable quotes about this famed witchcraft case

‘Trials of Hex’ author J. Ross McGinnis is knowledgable and erudite about York County’s famous witchcraft trial.

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Country music’s Shorty Fincher: ‘Valley View is the best of the lot': Linked in to York County history, Oct. 24, 2012

Yorktownsquare.com covers Valley View Park, the Electric Map on the move, the Hex Murder cases explained and the closing of Fitz Brothers Eastern Market stand.

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York County’s Hex murder: 5 quick facts about the forever fascinating witchcraft case

The book ‘Long Lost Friend’ inspired superstitions among the Pennsylvania Dutch until well into the 20th century.

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York County’s Hex murders story: ‘Echoes and Re-echoes with intensity and interest’

Hex murder expert J. Ross McGinnis will present a program about the landmark trial that followed the arrests of the three assailants of a suspected witch.

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1 York/Adams history mystery solved; 1 to go: Linked in to York County history, Oct. 1, 2012

Yorktownsquare.com covers a mystery school, the best Hex murder trial books and a new book that covers factory tourism.

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