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Old and new in York, Pa.: Captured in one photograph

Linked in/Neat stuff below: Slate experts coming to York County/The Avenues revisited ‘Some York architecture happiness,’ York, Pa., Daily Record/Sunday News photographer Paul Kuehnel wrote in a Tweet. Indeed. It also shows the old and the new in York, Pa. … Continue reading

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Lincoln’s funeral train in York, Pa.: ‘He was crucified for us’

April is the 150th anniversary of world-shaking events. The Civil War ended, and President Abraham Lincoln was assassinated. This Northern Central Railway shows the times the slain President Abraham Lincoln’s train was to pass through the rail towns in York County, Pa. The train, indeed, rolled by , stopping only in New Freedom, to pick up Gov. Andrew Curtin, and in York, where a team of women from the town placed flowers on the funeral bier. The president was shot on Good Friday, and he was honored in Easter services and a special mid-week service at Christ Lutheran Church. So when his funeral train was stopped in York, Easter themes were top of mind. ‘He was crucified for us,’ a black man was heard to say.

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6 views of York, Pa.’s, Royal Square, then and now

This shows the facade and showroom for Anderson Motor Co., King and Queen streets in York, Pa. It has since been removed and what remained was known for years as the Bond Sanitary Products building. Today, it’s called The Bond, … Continue reading

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