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Obscure York plaque points to young, unsung hero of World War I

Reminders about our history is everywhere around York, Pa. Here’s one. This plate is affixed to the door in the former home of the Visiting Nurse Association in the 200 block of York’s East Market St. Those furnishings are long gone, VNA is operating elsewhere and the building is usefully deployed by Keystone Auctions. But this York Daily Record photo gives us an opportunity to bring forth word of this unsung hero of Jeannette Zinn. In this story about Jeannette Zinn, I wrote that a room was furnished in the Girls’ Club in York. It appears that the VNA played host to the Girls’ Club because here’s that room.

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Keystone Auctions’ York venue, former Visiting Nurse Association building, combines historic location, grand interior – Part 2

When Keystone Auctions LLC acquired the longtime home of the Visiting Nurse Association, the new operator found a cache of pictures in the attic, including this portrait. And what an informative cache it is. It shows nurses at work early … Continue reading

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