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York County filled with diverse museums with their slate clocks, slate boards, prison bars and old cabooses

Delta’s Old Line Museum displays artifacts that tell about this southeastern York County, Pa.’s, diverse history – from Welsh slate mining to Ma & Pa Railroad history. Its inside prize is the slate clock – the Humphrey Pritchard clock. Its … Continue reading

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York/Adams family heirlooms: ‘It’s very easy to ruin what you’re trying to preserve’

Gettysburg (Pa.) conservator Maria Pukownik restores a document for the Spring Grove Area Historical and Preservation Society. (See additional Smart magazine photo below.) Background posts: Bottle & jug enthusiasts must dig for their York County gold, Springetts collector attracts ‘Antiques … Continue reading

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