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How did these outdoor mini-murals of York, Pa., become indoor mini-murals? And 6 other History Mystery quizzes

That looks like large reproductions of Lewis Miller paintings on the wall in this York, Pa., eatery. Miller colorfully documented everyday life in York in the 1800s, and contemporary readers benefit from his talents today. In this case, diners enjoy his … Continue reading

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Miller mini-murals oversee Mudhook microbrewery – Linked in with neat York County history stuff – July 20, 2011

A mini-mural of an original by noted 19th-century York County artist Lewis Miller is in the background on opening night at Mudhook Brewing Co. in York’s Central Market. The mini-mural, part of the Murals of York, appeared outside on Cherry … Continue reading

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What is the widest, tallest, largest of the Murals of York, Pa.? And the smallest?

Lewis Miller drew this scene of old Schreck trimming his wife’s two-inch toenails with a saw in 1799. “But save my toe,” she told her husband, as reported by Miller. Justine Landis and Mary L. Straup adapted this humorous scene … Continue reading

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