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York’s Lafayette statue removed – all 6-feet, 6-inches, 800 pounds of him – for some foot work

Linked in/Neat stuff: Those Codorus Eagles, again/Exhibiting black history at CA The Twitter exchange about the removal of the Marquis de Lafayette statue from in front of West Market Street’s Colonial Complex for repairs drew this exchange on Twitter: YDR’s … Continue reading

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Scenic Hanover Junction: ‘Awesome horse and rider sculpture … on the Rail Trail’

Linked in/Neat stuff: Interest in Pennsylvania Furniture/Discovering Lititz Dover’s Teanna Byerts grabbed this scene along the York County Heritage Rail Trail in Hanover Junction. She writes this about the sculpture: ‘Awesome horse and rider sculpture at Hanover Junction on the Rail … Continue reading

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York County, Pa., lacks brainpower, researchers say. But here’s the rest of the story.

Pennsylvania Furniture, the West York-based fine furniture manufacturer operated for about 70 years after its founding in the 1890s. By 1949, the York County, Pa., company had manufactured more than 100,000 bedroom suites. Its craftsmen were an example of York … Continue reading

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These antiques bear the York, Pa.-made Pennsylvania Furniture Co. label

Pennsylvania Furniture Co.’s Sumner Street factory in York, actually West York, was erected in the early 1900s and became the home for long-lasting bedroom and dining room suites. Background posts: Red Lion’s Ebert Furniture: From bedroom suites to gunstocks and … Continue reading

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