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Quiet Arles Park teaches active lessons about York, Pa.

This marker, with plaque, marks Arles Park in York, Pa.’s, east end. The plaque gives a brief history of the city park at East King and Pattison streets. It was dedicated in 1961, six years after the formation of York … Continue reading

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5 photos show life around York County, Pa. – then & now

The wrath of February’s ice and snowstorms shut down York County’s rail trail. York County, Pa., parks crews are seen here clearing the path. Which reminds you that the same types of obstructions met trains when that right of way played host to the Northern Central Railway and its successors. Working on the railroad must have been a never-ending toil.

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Photograph captures the cost of war: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, Nov. 6, 2011

Sue Zerbe, right, and Joan Snyder embrace in a ceremony honoring their sons before the Red Lion-Dallastown high school football game Friday night. Their military sons – Daniel L. Zerbe and Christopher M. Wrinkle, grads of Red Lion and Dallastown, … Continue reading

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York still twinning with France, Germany after 50-plus years

Retiree Dwight D. Eisenhower meets with a group of visitors from Arles, France, York’s twinned city, in Gettysburg in 1962. Eisenhower supported the twinning program between U.S. and European cities. This picture ran in Reader’s Digest in November 1963. Background … Continue reading

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