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B.F. Willis design + J. Horace Rudy stained glass windows = Beautiful Zion Church on York’s Penn Park

Linked in/Neat stuff, below: Skateboard deck art?/When Devers paraded through York, Pa. Ah, a beautiful site from the camera of the York, Pa., Daily Record’s Jason Plotkin. Those are Zion United Church of Christ’s windows made a century ago by … Continue reading

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The Susquehanna’s riverbed: What can you do with a face like that?

The York, Pa., Daily Record’s Jason Plotkin’s photos from above the Norman Wood Bridge are telling for several reasons. With a Susquehanna River bed like that, it’s obvious why the river over the centuries could not be navigated – or at least navigated by flatboats only in certain rainy seasons. It’s also why canals had to be put in on both sides of the river so that farmers and merchants could get their goods to market on the Chesapeake Bay.

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Of Christmas, The Christmas Truce of 1914 and great paradoxes

Veterans World War I are part of this honor roll Ebenezer Church on Fishing Creek Road in Lower Windsor Township. The Great War, as World War I was called, saw an event that history remembers. The Christmas Truce of 1914 was a … Continue reading

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Hope the reviewing stand beside this York, Pa. church was well built: Linked in to history, 4/2/13

Yorktownsquare.com covers Fitzkee’s Candies, the whereabouts of Potato Town, York County’s 150th birthday in 1899 and the work of architect Benjamin Latrobe

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Precarious perch above York County, Pa., Part II

Two cranes, capable of reaching about 180 feet high, help technicians work on the Sprint phone network atop an old Met Ed steam plant smokestack in downtown York

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Mystery solved. Reader finds site of York-area’s first baseball stadium

This photo is the ball field or stadium at York, Pa.’s Penn Park, the first in a series of baseball parks to serve as the homefield for York-area professional baseball teams. West Manchester Township Historical Society’s Mel Miller scanned this … Continue reading

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