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Angel tree rises at York County’s Pleasant Acres. That works.

An angel tree at Pleasant Acres. That’s about right. A white pine chainsawed into an angel now greets you at the entrance of Pleasant Acres Nursing Home in Springettsbury Township. This is another example of chainsaw art that is going up all over York County.

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Two newspaper artists documented York County life 50 years ago

Walt Partymiller was best known around York as a newspaper cartoonist. His work appeared on the front page of J.W. Gitt’s Gazette & Daily from the post World War II era to the mid-1970s. He also painted landscapes, as this … Continue reading

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York County loses a chronicler of its history: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, May 10, 2012

Also below: Codorus fire pits/Lincoln painting/Bud Blakey The recent death of Roger E. Shaffer, a fan and student of Hanover Junction, placed a spotlight on his website hanoverjunction.net and in other publications.  This Hanover Junction historian died on March 22. … Continue reading

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Outhouses common in York only 40 years ago: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, Dec. 4, 2011

This Walt Partymiller cartoon, titled ‘But Few Care,’  is typical of those he penned for The (York, Pa.) Gazette and Daily for more than 30 years. This Jan. 23, 1968, cartoon captured the moment, indicating York City officials stonewalling against … Continue reading

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Resources for York/Adams history junkies increasingly posted on Web

The York Daily Record/Sunday News has produced several special Web and print publications, including a York County Women’s History section. (Allow extra time for it to load.) See below for links to other projects. Background posts: A short test of … Continue reading

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