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York County, Pa. and its New Year’s recipes: Sauerkraut & pork, hog maw – and oysters

Post by York Daily Record/Sunday News. York countians love to eat. Any it’s not just Pennsylvania Dutch Food. Our love for seafood signals our proximity to the Cheasapeake Bay at the Atlantic Ocean. So this mammoth oyster was added in … Continue reading

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Walking on oyster shells in York County, Pa. – Linked in with neat history stuff – Feb. 1, 2011

Oysters were used for more than eating in 19th-century York County, Pa., although they were a popular delicacy at that. Their shells were used to surface driveways, such as this one leading to the Grantley mansion in the hills south … Continue reading

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Rite of fall in York, Pa.: ‘Feast on oysters – fried, stewed or nude’

Five-year-old Sarah Eline gets ready to feel her first raw oyster slither down her throat at the 2008 Oyster Festival in York, Pa.. The York County Heritage Trust’s 35th Annual Oyster Festival runs from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. Sunday, … Continue reading

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