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York County, Pa. and its New Year’s recipes: Sauerkraut & pork, hog maw – and oysters

Post by York Daily Record/Sunday News. York countians love to eat. Any it’s not just Pennsylvania Dutch Food. Our love for seafood signals our proximity to the Cheasapeake Bay at the Atlantic Ocean. So this mammoth oyster was added in … Continue reading

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York County, Pa., buildings and sites engage people: ‘This Place Matters,’ indeed

Post by York Daily Record/Sunday News. Nothing gets more engagement – likes, comments and shares – on York, Pa., Daily Record’s Facebook page than History Mysteries about places and buildings. Just an impression. People will engage in History Mysteries about … Continue reading

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When ‘Sauer Kraut’ loaned its name to this Pennsylvania Dutch neighborhood in York

This view, looking north on South George Street shows York, Pa.’s, ‘Sauer Kraut Hill’ today. Edwin Greiman gave the boundaries of the largely German neighborhood in the late 1800s as running on South George Street between Maple and South streets. The district is hardly a hill but is part of the elevation as George Street rises from its Codorus Creek crossing. St. Mary’s Church is slightly north of Greiman’s boundaries. But this church, popular with German Catholics, attests to the German concentration in that part of York. Greiman’s ‘Memoirs’ show how Penn Park served as a playground for youngsters in the neighborhood.

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Gettysburg Cyclorama pits preservationists from all camps: Linked in with neat history stuff, Jan.1, 2012

The battle of the Cyclorama building at the Gettysburg National Military Park is a classic clash between battlefield and architectural preservationists. The former group wants the battlefield to be restored to its 1863 appearance. The latter group sees and seeks … Continue reading

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Helpful York County cooks come forward with their time-tested hog maw recipes

Hog maw, a Pennsylvania Dutch food staple, is the lining of a pig’s stomach, usually packed with sausage, potatoes, onions and others ingredients. One York County, Pa., church, Dover Township’s Mount Royal United Methodist, has become well known for its … Continue reading

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How about a little hog maw with your oyster stew? Only in York County, Pa.

Hog maw is a popular Pennsylvania Dutch dish. Mount Royal United Methodist Church, near Dover serves it at hog maw/oyster community dinners. Their recipe is below. And below is a bit on another Pennsylvania Dutch delicacy – sauerkraut and pork. … Continue reading

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