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York County quiz II: Check out your local history smarts

Post by York Daily Record/Sunday News. No York County place sparks more conversation on social media than this wonderful place. Many York countians have visited this estate, and they come back with stories they’ll readily share. The York Daily Record … Continue reading

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These 6 photos show what’s behind the gates at beautiful Shady Lane estate

The closing of a stone arch bridge on the Shady Lane estate in York County’s East Manchester Township gives YorkTownSquare.com an opportunity to provide more images from this beautiful place. The photo shows what most people know about the estate – those distinctive gates on the road between Emigsville and Manchester.

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Round 2: Preserving York picnic builds community through history

Organizer Blake Stough, seen here guiding a tour at last year’s initial Preserving York picnic, is putting forth Round 2 at the Manchester Township, Pa., estate. The 2013 Preserving York Annual Benefit – Building Community Through History is set for Sept. 22 at the same site. Preserving York is a grassroots group of people who love history. Blake Stough, its convener, aggregates these interests via Preserving York blog, FB and other social media. The picnic represents a transition of enthusiasts from a virtual community to an actual community.

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Codorus Street Reunion packed with history, meaning: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, July 24, 2012

Yorktownsquare.com covers the York County company that makes uniforms for Russian Olympians, former Olympic officials from York County and more on Preserving York’s Shady Lane picnic.

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Part III: Using York County history to create community embodies a modern trend

Yorktownsquare.com covers a picnic of history-minded people who toured a former distillery site known as Shady Lane.

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A Dallastown mystery, Part 2: The case of the unidentified photographs – Linked in with neat York County history stuff, July 16, 2012

James McClure’s yorktownsquare.com post includes coverage of cockfighting, a mortar demonstration and mystery photos awaiting identification.

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