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Lancaster County’s Wind Cave emits coolness more intense than car’s air conditioning

York County has so much history and just interesting natural and man-made history that it’s easy to forget that western Lancaster County’s stories tie into those on the west bank of the Susquehanna River. Lancaster County has Chickie’s Rock natural area and a town – Columbia – filled with the Turkey Hill Experience, the National Clock and Watch Museum and other attractions. Shenk’s Ferry glen is full of wildflowers. And now we learn from York Sunday News guest columnist Patricia Crider about the Wind Cave near Pequea, south of Columbia. The cave, she explains, resulted from shifting in the earth’s tectonic plates.

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How two artists captured York’s skyline, scaled down a bit

You can see York, Pa.’s skyline without standing on a tall hill. Artists have captured it in large and small scale, one way or another. Can you place the artpieces of York’s skyline as it’s rendered above and below?

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You always hope those York/Adams restaurants from yesterday will reopen: Linked in to history, June 10, 2013

Yorktownsquare.com covers the present closing of Adams County, Pennsylvania, landmark restaurant Distelfink and a plot of land in York City that has seen many owners.

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Interior of Logos Academy, York’s classical school, features old and new: Linked in to York County, Pa., history, 6/5/13

The interior of Logos Academy along the Codorus Creek in York, Pa., shows some neat features. This artwork shows York’s skyline with the steeples central and rising above the other buildings, an apt portrait for the classical Christian school. The architects of the building used part of the tall existing structure – a former recycler – in their design.

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Dealing with York County’s identity crisis

Scull’s map of York County shows York as a busy crossroad community in 1770. The roads led to nearby towns and cities – just like today. Some people believe this proximity can be developed into a brand or theme for … Continue reading

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This one-room school stood in Goram. Where’s Goram? Linked in with neat York County history stuff, June 12, 2012

One-room schools still fascinate York countians. Grace M. Olphin sent in this undated photograph of Down’s School in York County. The teacher, J. Milton Urey, was a relative of Grace’s. Here’s the question. The school was located in Goram. OK, … Continue reading

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So, you want to become a journalist or a historian? Are you a reader?

‘Ulysses’ tops the list of Modern Library’s  top 100 works of fiction in the 20th century. What’s number 100? See answer below, as well as the top 10 and bottom 10 of the top 100. Also of interest: Recent books … Continue reading

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Towered Logos building west of Codorus Creek another beacon of educational progress in York

Workers grade footers for the new Logos Academy building on West King Street in York, Pa., in Sept. 2009. The old building with the tower will be incorporated into the 42,000-square-foot schools, that will handle an enrollment of about 300 … Continue reading

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