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More than pretty pictures. How fun Cerebrun photos give serious glimpses about land use in York County, Pa.

This is just a striking photo by York, Pa., Daily Record/Sunday News’ photographer Jason Plotkin. Striking because it shows York County’s still-rich agricultural land. And informative because it indicates yet another alt-use of this land, apart from farming. This was the scene of the recent Cerebrun on Rexroth Farms in Conewago Township that taxed the body and mind.

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How one spot in York County, Pa., says a lot about what is going on around here, Part 5

This nondescript former gas station – it’s really ‘former’ now that it has been demolished points to a story about change in York County, Pa.

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Much of Sinking Springs Farm to remain in farmland after subdivision

Neat stuff/linked in: History mystery photo/YDR Jeopardy/Medal of Honor Sinking Springs Farm has been in the news recently. The historic Manchester Township farm, framed by Church Road, Sinking Springs Lane, North George Street, Locust Lane and Susquehanna Trail, has been … Continue reading

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This Emigsville treasure almost made it back to Manchester Township

An Emig from the family that gave its name to Manchester Township’s Emigsville received a signed copy of ‘Drummond’s Addresses’ in 1897. The book almost made its way back to the York County, Pa., village of Emigsville.

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Round 2: Preserving York picnic builds community through history

Organizer Blake Stough, seen here guiding a tour at last year’s initial Preserving York picnic, is putting forth Round 2 at the Manchester Township, Pa., estate. The 2013 Preserving York Annual Benefit – Building Community Through History is set for Sept. 22 at the same site. Preserving York is a grassroots group of people who love history. Blake Stough, its convener, aggregates these interests via Preserving York blog, FB and other social media. The picnic represents a transition of enthusiasts from a virtual community to an actual community.

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What’s that ’51 Chevy doing on the roof at San Carlo’s?

That yellow 1951 Chevrolet hasn’t always been on the roof of The Hop, part of San Carlo’s Restaurant in Manchester Township, Pa. But it has become a landmark signaling folks about the restaurant/entertainment complex that incorporates an equally noteworthy barn.

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Working on Steam into History’s railroad – Linked in to York County history, 4/11/13

Yorktownsquare.com covers Roundtown’s one-room school, the 40th anniversary of the Vietnam War, YDR/WGAL’s town meeting and working on Steam into History’s railroad

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Hex Murder witchcraft trials … ‘and they happened in York County’: Linked in to York County, Pa., history, 3/27/13

It will be an interesting night in Glen Rock, Pa., when J. Ross McGinnis takes the podium in April to talk about the Hex Murder of 1928. McGinnis is an attorney with a gift for spinning a tale – only a true, terrible tale in this case. He will tell how three young assailants attacked suspected witch Nelson Rehmeyer to break a spell in a remote hollow not far from Glen Rock, Pennsylvania.

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Keystone Color Works building to be brushed up for artspace? Linked in to history, 1/31/13

Yorktownsquare.com covers a million dollar nickel, Artspace coming to downtown York buildings and efforts are under way to rehab the old one-room schoolhouse in Roundtown.

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St. Paul’s Church, aka Dub’s, last of York County’s union churches

St. Paul (Dub’s) Church is the last union church – in which two different congregations share of the same building – in York County

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