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Bells on Seminary Ridge will be heard across Gettysburg Battlefield

Every time you go to Gettysburg, there’s something new to see. In this case, to see and hear. These 1869-vintage bells have a new home of Seminary Ridge. ‘Intended to memorialize soldiers who have fought worldwide and missionaries who have spread the Gospel in peace, it is fitting that the bells are in front of the seminary’s Church of the Abiding Presence, reaching out to the fields that hosted the bloodiest battle fought on American soil,’ the Evening Sun in Hanover reported in: Seminary Bells ring for soldiers, missionaries. So you might hear them before you see them. When they ring, they’ll be heard across the battlefield.

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Lafayette Club bowling ball is on auction list, but what is to become of its paintings? Linked in to history, 4/5/13

Mugs, plates and a pair of bowling shoes are among the items to be auctioned from the longtime Lafayette Club in York, Pennsylvania. The former private men’s club closed its doors last year

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In York County, we are tough and rough on our landmarks: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, April 27, 2012

The Gazette and Daily’s July 1968 calendar entry explains this scene: ‘This interior view showing the elaborate framing of the old Detter’s Mill bridge over the Big Conewago near Harmony Grove won first place in a Keystone Roofing Company contest … Continue reading

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Part II: 100 stories about Fissel finger in southern York County: Any one could be true

This pinky finger was found in the wall of an old house near Fissel’s Church in the Glen Rock area. Perhaps there’s a solution now as to why that digit was in there. (Click to enlarge (if you dare). Additional … Continue reading

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