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The Orrs of York, Pa.: Family barbers have been cutting hair since the 1930s

Linked in/Neat stuff, below: Hanover looks at new fire museum/Those Codorus Eagles York County, like the rest of America, is facing the aging of its baby boomers and their down-the-road retirements. The York, Pa., Daily Record profiled three family owned … Continue reading

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J. Horace Rudy’s art found in places outside borders of his adopted York County, Pa.

Linked in/Neat stuff, below: Valuable Fraktur/Street Rod invasion, 2015 style   Derek Dilks is a history-minded developer. His most recent project is renovation of the Pullman apartments in York, Pa., former home of the city’s noted, early 20th-century noted automaker. … Continue reading

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Playing through … a York County snowstorm at Springwood Golf Club

York County has a lot of golf courses – we once experimented with the Gold Capital of the U.S. slogan – and York countians love their golf. And this 2011 scene of golfing in a snowstorm on the Springwood Golf Club proves both points.

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York countian sculpting gears and sprockets and scrap into art: Linked in to history, 6/3/13

Yorktownsquare.com covers street rods as ‘Art in Motion,’ upcycling and the annual reading of the Declaration of Independence at James Smith’s gravesite on July 4.

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York County’s landmark Mustang: ‘We think the darn thing toppled over’ – Linked in with neat history stuff, June 2, 2012

Yorktownsquare.com captures the demise of The Mustang mascot carving in southwestern York County, Pa., two re-enactments shaping up in Gettysburg and a favorite pastime associated with the Street Rods visit.

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Street rods akin to a ‘Car Museum on the Road’: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, June 2, 2012

So, we asked on Facebook how you would explain the current street rod invasion to someone who has never witnessed it. One commenter gave the best answer I’ve seen: ‘Car Museum on the Road.’ The commenter’s complete answer: ‘We used … Continue reading

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Can anyone locate Rebecca at the Well? Linked in with neat York County history stuff, May 31, 2012

Other stuff below: Electric Map revisited/Sleeping porches help beat the heat This is the old fountain in Penn Park, gone for years and reportedly in storage, according to June Lloyd’s recent York Sunday News column: The lost fountain of York’s … Continue reading

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Small Old East York school spawns big memories: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, May 25, 2012

Mention the Hiestand Elementary School in Springettsbury Township’s Old East York neighborhood, and you’ll get a flood of memories from many people. ‘It surprises me how the school ignites a passionate memory in people,’ former student Pam Lee said. ‘I … Continue reading

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Can you date this photograph? Is it from York in the first place? Linked in with neat York County history stuff, May 16, 2012

More stuff below: Wheels of York/Scott Butcher tour/Achieving women Gretchen Smith is looking for a little help about the date of the above photograph, presumably from York’s East Market Street. Can any history sleuths lend her a hand?  Blake Stough’s … Continue reading

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