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Most popular York Town Square blog posts: Check out this top 10 list in August 2015

This is one of scores of memorable photos coming from Red Land Little League’s run for the Little League championship last month. The U.S. Little League champs brought Red Land to the attention of the world. And with that came the question: Where is Red Land? Two York Town Square posts exploring the whereabouts of Red Land earned spots 1 and 3 in pages viewed by readers in August 2015.

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Brodbecks Stone Church isn’t made of stone: Traditions linger in York County, Pa.

Picturing History profiles Brodbecks’ St. Jacob’s (Stone) Church, whose name indicates that traditions sometimes die hard in York County, Pa. ‘Although widely known as Stone church, there hasn’t been a stone church on the property since 1855,’ Charles H. Glatfelter wrote in ‘York County Lutherans.’ Glatfelter gave other facts about the church, from which we can draw lessons.

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York County’s Vietnam Memorial: Getting ready for its 5-year anniversary

Hard to believe. It’s been five years since the York County Vietnam Memorial went up at the York Expo Center. Here’s the Oct. 3, 2009, story on its public introduction to prove it: 2,000 witness unveiling of York County Vietnam Memorial. In this photo, workers prepare the memorial for its fifth anniversary observance in October. Chapter 1032 Vietnam Veterans of America is planning the event at the memorial, the work of York County sculptor, Lorann Jacobs.

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Besser’s, on the Susquehanna Trail, a favorite pitstop for motorists

Besser’s, a major restaurant, lodging spot along the trail south of Loganville, must have been marketing minded. People have postcards showing the camp from all angles in their collections. “Received this postcard from a local resident,” Doug Winemiller of Stewartstown Historical Society, wrote. “I have no idea of the date.”

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How you can absorb Peach Bottom/Delta Welsh culture in a Sunday afternoon

You might recognize this distinctive door and stonework as part of the front of a Welsh miners’ cottage in Peach Bottom Township, Pa. Tours of a Coulsontown cottage will be offered as part of the Delta Holiday Home Tour on Dec. 8.

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York, Pa., meets William C. Goodridge, former slave and successful businessman, returning from the past: Linked in to history, 5/6/13

Robert Brinson, a reenactor portraying William C. Goodridge, played the role of the 19th-century former slave and businessman in the Gettysburg Remembrance Day event in Manchester Township over the weekend. The event, sponored by Good News Jail & Prison Ministry, was an early observance of the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg and the Confederate invasion of York County. Many more to come.

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York-area Remembrance Day marks early observance of Gettysburg 150: Linked in to history, 4/30/13

Yorktownsquare covers Gettysburg Sesquicentennial Remembrance Day, the Casper Glattfelter family, Tom Wolf’s run for Pennsylvania governor and Loganville Fire Chief Rodney Miller’s death in the line of duty.

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Number of York/Adams emergency, police officers killed in line of duty mounting

The Loganville Fire Company pays its respects to its chief, Rodney Miller, who died in the line of duty Saturday. The Loganville, Pa., community, as is the far reaches of York County, is mourning the loss of this respect firefighter.

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Then & Now: The Loganville house where Arthur Glatfelter Sr. worked

The Loganville, Pa., house where Arthur Glatfelter Sr. – father of the late philanthropist Art Glatfelter, worked

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Look at the size of that Keystone Marker: Linked in to York County history, 2/24/13

York City is rehabbing a Keystone Marker, part of a effort in Pennsylvania to restore these often forgotten roadside signs posted between the world wars.

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