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Sit it out or dance at the 1807 York Fair? York fathers said … sit it out

Jim Driskell of First St. John’s Lutheran Church in York provided this action by York Borough relating to the York Fair in 1807. Long and short, it call for a ban on dancing at the York Fair, then situated with borough limits. Violators would pay $5, a tidy sum in those days ‘A member of our congregation felt that you might get a kick out of a document … ,’ Jim wrote. Yes, indeed. As it turns out, the York Fair faced more challenges than this. It was canceled about 10 years later after a death at the annual event. The fair did not resume until the 1850s.

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York County, Pa., Veterans Day memories found everywhere, 2013 edition

The North Carolina Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association helped kicked off Veterans Day, 2013, with a display of a UH-1H gunship, a UH-1C medivac helicopter and a OH-58 observation helicopter in Gettysburg. They were exhibited at the Outlet Shoppes in Adams County last week.

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