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History mystery doorknobs: Yes, they’re engraved with ‘YC,’ and they’re attached to what doors?

The York Daily Record/Sunday News’ photographer Chris Dunn captured these engraved doorknobs while on assignment recently. Where was that assignment, or more, directly, in what building do these doorknobs – and doors – reside? That’s the history mystery were posing here.

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York County history mystery intersection: It’s one to avoid, wherever it is

This is York County, Pa.’s, Longstown, where Mount Rose and Cape Horn roads meet, circa 1948. The same crossroads is pictured above.

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York County school machete attack survivor: ‘The future will show me exactly what it’s for’

Recent Red Lion grad Sarah Amspacher sits at the memorial at North Hopewell-Winterstown Elementary School in Winterstown, Pa. As a kindergartener, she survived an attack by machete wielding William Michael Stankewicz.

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Are there any York County pharmacies with old-fashioned soda fountains?

Glen Rock’s John ‘Otts’ Hufnagel noticed a photograph of the now-closed Loyer’s Pharmacy soda fountain in Red Lion, Pennsylvania., on yorktownsquare.com recently, and he sent along these photographs of Glen Rock Drug Store’s soda fountain circa 1913.

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Looking for a 1700s Spring Grove farmhouse? You’ll just have to move it. Linked in to history, 5/3/13

Yorktownsquare.com covers the Hoke House in Spring Grove, the old Loyer’s Pharmacy Soda Fountain and an unusual photogaph on Civil War Times’ Facebook page.

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Hex Murder witchcraft trials … ‘and they happened in York County’: Linked in to York County, Pa., history, 3/27/13

It will be an interesting night in Glen Rock, Pa., when J. Ross McGinnis takes the podium in April to talk about the Hex Murder of 1928. McGinnis is an attorney with a gift for spinning a tale – only a true, terrible tale in this case. He will tell how three young assailants attacked suspected witch Nelson Rehmeyer to break a spell in a remote hollow not far from Glen Rock, Pennsylvania.

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Look at the size of that Keystone Marker: Linked in to York County history, 2/24/13

York City is rehabbing a Keystone Marker, part of a effort in Pennsylvania to restore these often forgotten roadside signs posted between the world wars.

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York, Pa., winters: I ‘do remember several large snow falls when I was a child’ – Linked in to history, 2/14/13

Yorktownsquare.com covers local birdwatching; the town of Nicodemus, Kan.; bad weather in York’s past and St. Paul Lutheran Church’s 250th anniversary

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Red Lion’s residents worked with their hands for years, but did they ever mine coal?

Red Lion, Pa., residents worked with their hands for years rolling cigars and making furniture, but they never mined coal

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Grammy nod propels Red Lion’s Halestorm to select status in York County history

Red Lion’s rock group Halestorm joins select group of York County performers in history.

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