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This former York countian has made it big. Can you identify him and how he did it?

He is a graduate of a ‪‎York County, Pa.,‬ high school and went on to found a company that produces an amazingly popular social media tool. And he has generously come back to his hometown to share how he did … Continue reading

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Amish and Mennonites: Don’t know much about Pennsylvania Dutch history? Linked in with neat history stuff, May 14, 2012

The Amish and Mennonites fascinate folks but how often do you have an opportunity to increase your understanding of these Pennsylvania Dutch denominations? Old Order Amish and Mennonite historians who will discuss the topic of “Amish and Mennonite: History of Growing Faith Communities” on Monday, June 10, 7:00 PM at Martindale Mennonite Fellowship Center, in Ephrata, Lancaster County.

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Amish, Mennonite faiths explored, explained in new Lancaster exhibit: Linked into history, 3/2/13

Yorktownsquare.com explores York County towns, what’s off Interstate 83’s exists, an exhibit opening on Lancaster County Amish and Mennonites and a recent black history fair.

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Clang, clang, clang went the trolley. Linked in with neat history stuff, Jan. 13, 2012

  Postcards and souvenir photos, such as this one provided by York countian Larry Good, covered a variety of topics, even routine and everyday community sites. This is the trolley station in Mount Wolf. ‘… I don’t know what year,’ … Continue reading

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