Tag Archives: Shorty Fincher

Country music’s Shorty Fincher: ‘Valley View is the best of the lot’: Linked in to York County history, Oct. 24, 2012

Yorktownsquare.com covers Valley View Park, the Electric Map on the move, the Hex Murder cases explained and the closing of Fitz Brothers Eastern Market stand.

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Valley View Park brings memories: ‘We grew up on country music’ – Linked in with neat York County history stuff, June 7, 2012

Neat stuff below: Abe’s gift/Jeff Koons/Rebecca at the Well Photographs of performers – and the crowds – at Shorty Fincher’s Valley View Park in Hellam Township are not commonly seen around York County. So we can thank Yorkblogger Joan Concilio … Continue reading

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Should someone have a fundraiser in that old York U.S.O.? How did they play basketball in that little thing?

This Pennsylvania Dutch Hex symbol still appears on the wall of the old York County Academy gymnasium, to the rear of North Beaver Street in York. It was painted there as part of decorating¬† work in making the old gymnasium … Continue reading

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On the happy trails of Shorty, the Prairie Pals and Raw Hide, York County, Pa., entertainment icons

Valley View Park was a stage in Hellam Township, Pa., that drew Earl Scruggs, Johnny Cash and other country acts. Here, a York County Heritage Trust display in 2006 features a photo of the 101 Ranch Boys. The venue featured … Continue reading

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