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York County quiz II: Check out your local history smarts

Post by York Daily Record/Sunday News. No York County place sparks more conversation on social media than this wonderful place. Many York countians have visited this estate, and they come back with stories they’ll readily share. The York Daily Record … Continue reading

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Labor Day in York, Pa.: Recalling the day when labor leaders met in secrecy

The image of this old railroad bridge came from the cover (see below) of Richard L. Boyd’s 1995 book ‘The Bridge.’ To Dick Boyd, the span represented an important reminder of days in York, Pa., when the relationship of unions and management often was not productive and union organizers met under the bridge in secrecy.

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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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Award-winning York County artist: ‘If you’re going to do it, do it right': Linked in to history, 1/15/13

Yorktownsquare covers the work of artist Leonard Giknis, Jimmy Stewart’s visit to the York Fair and the old Lincoln Highway.

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These old York County steps, Part IV: Where did they lead? Linked in to history, Nov. 10, 2012

Yorktownsquare.com features the Shady Dell, a Prohibition exhibit, and big recognition of York County artist Lorann Jacobs.

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Civil War cannon shell, unearthed near Hanover, never exploded: Linked in to York County history, Oct. 10, 2012

Yorktownsquare.com covers narrow gauge railroads, an unexploded Civil War shell and street art in the City of York.

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Meditate on these names of brave York countians who paid ultimate price in Vietnam War

The proposed Vietnam Veterans Monument, to honor those who died in the Vietnam War, will be located in the left angle of the triangular parcel where the carnival is located in this photograph at the York Expo Center. The rest … Continue reading

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Sculptor Lorann Jacobs molds York’s past for posterity

These pieces of clay, used to sculpt the Marquis de Lafayette’s boots, rest in Lorann Jacobs’ studio. Also of interest: Artist Lorann Jacobs: ‘The woman in that sculpture kept starting to look like me and I kept trying to change … Continue reading

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