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Bury burgers beat out Big Mac as first fast-food eatery in Downtown York

A hammerhead shark created a little stir some years ago at York, Pa.’s, South George Street MacDonald’s. But the store itself created bigger headlines after it did not meet city expectations when constructed in the mid-1980s. As for the shark, … Continue reading

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President Andrew Johnson in York: ‘There was not very much enthusiasm’

This story from The (York, Pa.) Gazette and Daily in 1925 tells about unpopular President Andrew Johnson’s visit to York County, but focuses on the Civil War hero U.S. Grant. The general was part of President Johnson’s entourage. (For a … Continue reading

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U.S. Grant dines at Mick E. Dee’s

Larry and Constance Clowers, of Gettysburg, portray Ulysses S. Grant and his wife Julia. They do hundreds of programs each year, including a recent appearance in Hanover. Here, they play their roles during lunch at a McDonald’s in York. When … Continue reading

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