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What is black and white and red all over? A York, Pa., newspaper quilt

York countian Gale Jamieson created this artwork – made from issues of the York, Pa., Daily Record. It’s an on-point example about how artists preserve history and helped form the fabric of a community. Also of interest: William Wagner, Lewis Miller made York, Pa. ‘one of the most highly depicted communities in the early nineteenth century United States’.

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York artist illustrates Creativity Unleashed: Linked in to history, 1/21/13

Yorktownsquare.com covers Earl Weaver memories, Perdue’s soybean processing plant, Creativity Unleashed and MLK Day observances.

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William Wagner, Lewis Miller made York, Pa. ‘one of the most highly depicted communities in the early nineteenth century United States’

Noted York County, Pa., artist/engraver William Wagner’s drawings of York streetscapes and noteworthy buildings are available in this 1996 book, still in print. Thirty-eight of Wagner’s colorful drawings (see example below) are available in this publication, available at the York … Continue reading

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Rebs’ short York visit creates long memories – 5/31 iconic images

Confederate soldiers lower the large American flag in York’s Centre Square on June 30, 1863, after the town’s fathers had surrendered the day before. The rebels marched uncontested into the undefended Pennsylvania town. Immediately after settling in, Gen. Jubal Early’s … Continue reading

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York/Adams’ interest in Underground Railroad grows

Artist Lewis Miller captures members of the black community celebrating after receiving news of the Emancipation Proclamation. (Courtesy, York County Heritage Trust.) Underground Railroad enthusiasts will have two opportunities to learn more about that network that led many fugitives to … Continue reading

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