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This York County town borrowed its name from its postmaster. And his name wasn’t even Jacobus

Linked in/Neat stuff, below: Ever hear of Myrtle Louise Stonesifer-King?/Year of Pa. barns Jacobus, Pa., is York County’s newest incorporated town – a little known fact. The borough came about in 1929, when its name was changed from New Paradise. … Continue reading

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A Dallastown mystery, Part 2: The case of the unidentified photographs – Linked in with neat York County history stuff, July 16, 2012

James McClure’s yorktownsquare.com post includes coverage of cockfighting, a mortar demonstration and mystery photos awaiting identification.

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Days of Christmas past: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, Dec. 18, 2011

This photograph brings back memories of all sorts. The Christmas of old. Orphans and other disadvantaged children this time of year. And the old Children’s Home of York, at Pine and East Philadelphia, now a shopping center. Here, the children … Continue reading

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