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Reader to magazine: Remember, York County was involved in the Civil War

The photographs made by York Township’s Dianne Bowders are favorites of this blog. She finds landscapes, scenery and landmarks that just seem to fit here. And her photographs are perfectly composed and she finds just the right light. Here, she … Continue reading

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Part II: Recent books demonstrate York County has much history to explore, and researchers are digging into it

This is the cover of a new book about the mother church of York County’s Lutherans, titled ‘On the Codorus, The History of Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church York, Pennsylvania 1733 through 2011.’ A summary on the York County Heritage Trust … Continue reading

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Anyone remember the swimming pool owned by Glady of Stewartstown? Linked in with neat York County history stuff, April 4, 2012

For years, the openings and closing of community pools have attracted interest. York’s Farquhar Park pool, long replaced by the Y’s Graham Aquatic Center, is one. Relatives of the owner of Glady’s Pool in Stewartstown recently put out a call … Continue reading

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How a bird sees steam plumes from Three Mile Island: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, March 29, 2012

This aerial view from above northeastern York County shows the steam plumes from the two operable cooling towers of Three Mile Island. Actually, you don’t need a bird’s-eye view to see the plumes. Look in that direction from the York-area … Continue reading

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In this day of mergers, Hanover plans opening of not 1, but 2 museums: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, March 20, 2012

  The other day, Hanover unveiled plans for an expanded and relocated fire museum. Now comes 75th-anniversary plans by R.H. Sheppard Co. to develop a museum on the 500 block of Broadway in Hanover. The Hanover Evening Sun reports that … Continue reading

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Historic photos + Pinterest = Interesting – Linked in with neat York County history stuff, March 1, 2011

How can one photograph go across the world? Dianne Bowders posted this old photo, titled ‘Riding the Bull,’ on ydr.com’s Your Photos reader-submitted photo area. Hundreds of people saw it there.The YDR’s Buffy Andrews pinned this wonderful photo to a … Continue reading

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Old plow aids in planting of new Glen Rock museum: Linked in with neat history stuff, Feb. 1, 2012

Here’s the history of the recently opened historical museum in southern York County’s Glen Rock, according to borough historian John Huffnagel: ‘During the Sesquicentennial, Harold Fritz brought a plow made in Glen Rock in the 1880s into Sesquicentennial Headquarters for … Continue reading

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Check out these iconic YDR photos fit for Facebook timeline: Linked in with neat history stuff, Jan. 30, 2012

Tractor’s square dance, yes square dance, at a recent Pennsylvania Farm Show. This photo, one of several available by the York, Pa., Daily Record/Sunday News, is available for posting on Facebook’s new timeline feature. If you’re not a fan of … Continue reading

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Landmark windmill at Eisenhower Farm enters spin zone: Linked in with neat history stuff, Dec. 29, 2011

  A storm damaged the landmark windmill at the Eisenhower National Historic Site near Gettysburg. So the Gettysburg Foundation funded a new windmill, shown in this Hanover Evening Sun photograph. (See additional photo below.) ‘It’s an iconic landmark and reminiscent … Continue reading

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The art and soul of York from the air: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, Dec. 15, 2011

  No, this isn’t the same photograph from the Eddie Schaeberle collection we posted on yorktownsquare.com the other day: ‘A 1960s view of Continental Square from the air.’ But it tells a bit more about the story of York. The … Continue reading

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