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Murals of York, Pa.: 3 views and some news about these deteriorating, outdoor paintings

Good news here. This vandalized panel in the Murals of York series will be rehabbed. Its cleanup offered an opportunity for an artist to make a mark on the community, and a York, Pa., Daily Record story says someone has stepped … Continue reading

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One small plot of Springettsbury Township ground, so many memories. And yes, that’s an airport you’re seeing

This York County, Pa. land bears several landmarks popular at the time of this 1950 photograph from a York Chamber of Commerce publication. Take your pick among these Springettsbury Township places. What’s can you ID here? Do any of these … Continue reading

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Dirt track racing: It’s a longtime York County-area pastime

Linked in/Neat stuff, below: New owners for old York Post Office/The Golden Glow Ah, a spring racing evening at Williams Grove,  just over the York County, Pa., line in Cumberland County.  After a wet beginning to the 2015 racing season … Continue reading

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Will American Pickers Mike and Frank pick Rosenmiller collection? Linked in to York County history, 1/10/12

Yorktownsquare.com covers Fred Rosenmiller’s antique collection, steroid use and York County, Pennsylvania Dutch dialect and Jeffrey Shaara’s pending visit to York County.

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Part II: When a York, Pa., Pullman automobile became a seesaw

North George Street’s Pullman apartments that York City is looking to own because of debt are in the news. Did you know their name came from the Pullman company that made this six-wheeled auto about 100 years ago?  Question: Have … Continue reading

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Teaching history in hard times: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, Oct. 12, 2011

This photo accompanied a York, Pa., Daily Record/Sunday News story about York County heritage and cultural groups struggling financially in a poor economy. Here, Springettsbury Township’s Lee Davis takes in the exhibit “Front Porch to Front Lines: York County Goes … Continue reading

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When a Pullman automobile became a seesaw

This six-wheel Pullman roamed York-area streets before giving way to thousands of four-wheel models. (Photo courtesy of York County Heritage Trust.) There was a day, a little more than 100 years ago, that a strange-looking conveyance motored along York’s streets. … Continue reading

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