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This old lock, a mill, a mansion and a ghost town. Only a bit more than 15 miles from York County

Linked in/Neat stuff: Exploring Hanover’s Square/Gettysburg’s famous cupola YorkTownSquare continues its exploration of Northern Maryland/Southeastern York County sites via the photography of Don McClure. Many York countians know about Susquehanna and Tidewater Canal locks snaking through their home county’s soil. … Continue reading

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How York County observed Pearl Harbor anniversary

These are scenes from the annual event in which York County honors survivors of Pearl Harbor and the Battle of the Bulge, connected to the anniversary of ‘the day that will live in infamy.’ This Pearl Harbor observance photo gallery captures even more of the day. At Autumn House East, Mary Moon was among those honored. She was one of the first 288 women officers commissioned in the regular Navy under the provisions of the Women’s Armed Services Integration Act of 1948, according to York County Heritage Trust records.

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What is this mystery find in the Hanover Evening Sun’s closet? Linked in to history, 12/12/12

Yorktownsquare.com covers links to a Pearl Harbor anniversary observance, a West York whose 12th birthday is 12/12/12 and the Glen Rock Carolers annual performance

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A 1960s view of Continental Square from the air: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, Dec. 13, 2011

This photograph, from the collection of the late Eddie Schaeberle of York, Pa., arrived in the York Daily Record/Sunday News newsroom with good timing. This aerial view showed Continental Square, the crossroads slightly left of center, circa mid-1960s. On the … Continue reading

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The pride of being an American is written on his face: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, Dec. 10, 2011

Billie Houseman of York is a veteran of the Battle of the Bulge in World War II’s European Theater. The York countian, proudly in uniform, attended a York Expo Center commemoration this week marking the 70th anniversary of Pearl Harbor.  … Continue reading

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York teen delivered bad news about Pearl Harbor – Linked in with neat York County history stuff, Dec. 7, 2011

Frank Renda, right, experienced a memorable moment on the Sunday that Pearl Harbor was attacked, 70 years ago today. He delivered a Western Union telegram to York, Pa.’s City Hall about the Japanese attack on the American Naval base, Pearl … Continue reading

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New book details Ma & Pa Railroad in 502 pages: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, Dec. 5, 2011

The headline in the Aegis newspaper in Harford County, just south of York County in Maryland, stated: “New book on Ma & Pa Railroad is a definitive work on ‘America’s favorite short line’ ” A reviewer of the book in … Continue reading

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