Tag Archives: Mel Miller

From the Gettysburg battlefield: Cavalryman’s sword bears initials C.J.H.

York, Pa.’s, Dick Wilson has a sword which has been in his family for years. Family lore has it coming from the battlefield in Gettysburg. He believes it to be a cavalryman’s sword and the initials appear to be C.J.H. If he could find a descendant of the swordsman, ‘I’d give him the sword.’

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Susquehanna River bridge headquarters counted the tolls: Linked in to York County history, Sept. 13, 2012

Yorktownsquare.com cover Steam Into History, the deaths of two prominent York countians and Continental Square improvements.

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Tour de York? Wheelmen raced around York Fair’s track: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, Sept. 9, 2012

The fair’s track played host to auto racing, horse racing – and bicycle racing.

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