Tag Archives: Murals of York

Art and artists making the news in York, Pa.

 Cliff Satterthwaite captured this scene and the one below in the East Prospect Street/Mount Rose area. Has this scene changed? the former Yorker now living out of state asked. Yes, quite a bit, with more interchange work coming. Also of … Continue reading

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Dillsburg’s Jane Alexander: ‘A walking history textbook of the past 50 years of Pennsylvania politics’

Linked in/Neat stuff: Stauffer animal crackers/Veterans Memorial Bridge’s lights In his recent York Sunday News column, Gordon Freireich has this to say about Jane Alexander, the first female state legislator from York County: ‘When some people enter a room they … Continue reading

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What is more York County than Yorkco, now Johnson Controls?

Johnson Controls, heir to York Manufacturing and the long line of other York-area refrigeration and air conditioning names, is looking to move operations to Hopewell Township in southern York County.

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American Revolution contest prompts York County elementary class to do its homework

The Revolutionary War, specifically York’s role in that conflict, is highlighted in a York County Heritage Trust/York Daily Record digital contest.

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York County has experienced hope, disappointment, hope in past dozen years

York County’s 250th Anniversary celebration in 1999 gave the county a spurt of optimism, which has waned a bit since.

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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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If you want to see the Murals of York, Pa., up close …

This is a section of East Market Street’s York Fair panel, the widest of the murals. If you can’t go on the walking tour of the Murals of York, see this colorful spread of all 18 panels. You’ll get a … Continue reading

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