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Lancaster County’s Wind Cave emits coolness more intense than car’s air conditioning

York County has so much history and just interesting natural and man-made history that it’s easy to forget that western Lancaster County’s stories tie into those on the west bank of the Susquehanna River. Lancaster County has Chickie’s Rock natural area and a town – Columbia – filled with the Turkey Hill Experience, the National Clock and Watch Museum and other attractions. Shenk’s Ferry glen is full of wildflowers. And now we learn from York Sunday News guest columnist Patricia Crider about the Wind Cave near Pequea, south of Columbia. The cave, she explains, resulted from shifting in the earth’s tectonic plates.

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Lancaster County’s Columbia target of Smithsonian’s search-and-enjoy mission

The National Watch and Clock Museum received a shout out when Smithsonian.com listed Columbia as one of the 20 Best Small Towns to Visit in 2014. ‘Columbia is also home to one of the world’s only horology museums, the National … Continue reading

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How Downtown Jacobus changed in the 1980s

Yorktownsquare.com blog covers change in downtown Jacobus, ‘Enlisting Time’ exhibit, how Dover Township’s Admire got its name and /West York’s baseball champs.

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A timely story about the end of Daylight Savings Time: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, Nov. 4, 2011

Daylight Savings Time ends this weekend, which means it’s time for Columbia, Pa.’s,  National Watch and Clock Museum to put forth one of its always  interesting projects. The museum sent out a release and photo of  Lily Von Bauyer, seen … Continue reading

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Columbia’s clock museum set presidential timepiece exhibit opening

In honor of this presidential election year, and adorned with red, white, and blue swags, banners, and flags, the National Watch and Clock Museum in Columbia, Pa., is presenting “Time in Office: An Exhibit of Presidential Timepieces” opening Friday, April … Continue reading

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