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History Mystery people of York County, Pa.: Test your knowledge

This week’s History Mystery quiz focuses on people. It’s amazing – and a bit sad – that once well-known York countians pass from the public scene and blend into history. So consider this quiz – and other YorkTownSquare.com posts an effort to remind folks of those who built this county. (OK, there are a couple of places in here, too.)

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Part Last: One shell, 2 brothers die – Scholarly York County history journal feeds your sense of discovery

A single shell killed York County brothers John Daniel Withers, left, and Harry William Withers in fighting in Europe in World War I. Their little told story appears in the 2011 Journal of York County Heritage. Also of interest:  Part … Continue reading

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