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5 images reveal appealing slices of life in York County’s past

This photo contains a mystery: Where was this scene of participants in the York County Teachers Institute taken in 1910? Teachers from the far ends of the county met in York, Pa., for this training – city teachers in one session and county teachers in another. But they came together for this photographer, submitted by southeastern York County’s Roger Wilson.

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Codorus Creek, then a recreational venue, and 4 other memorable postcard views of York County, Pa.

The Hartley Boat Club sat next to the Codorus Creek south of York, Pa., south of Kings Mill, as seen in 1914. It pointed to the day when the Codorus was widely used for recreation, a theme some York officials are seeking to revisit today.

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YDR photog: ‘Best video is often the least planned event for video’ – Linked in to history, 12/21/12

Check out this list of ydr.com photographer Paul Kuehnel’s top videos of 2012.

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Landmark Spring Grove farmhouse awaits decision on its fate: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, April 2, 2012

The Hoke farmhouse sits at the traffic circle in Spring Grove. It was there in the 1700s to greet settlers moving south and west along the Monocacy Road. But there’s a question how long it will stand. Spring Grove officials … Continue reading

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