A 1914 postcard from the York Fair – a year when the event was held in October – finishes off a selection of fair memories for 2019!
What will, in 2020, be the York State Fair, taking place in July and August, was long ago Ye Grand Old(e) York Fair in October. Here’s a look at that time, thanks to some postcards!
Only in York County author Joan Concilio shares a complete copy of the 1947 York Fair Guide and Factbook, as well as some memories of York and Wrightsville train service from the Civil War to the 1950s.
Only in York County readers share their thoughts on Camp Ganoga, Dover Area High School’s 1966 yearbook, and a cool book called You Know You’re a Yorker If.
Reader Paul A. Neiman of Dover shares memories and a newspaper article about his late mother’s fastnacht-making tradition, and we seek other York County fastnacht stories.
Joan Concilio shares information about York County and the Pennsylvania Dutch foods and language from the 1966 edition of the Official Pennsylvania Dutch Guidebook.
You might remember that around this time in 2010, I started asking you if pork and sauerkraut is a New Year must-have in your house. Well, it turns out you guys really like it. I know. Shocking! One commenter, Justine Toombs, wrote: “I grew up in Western PA. Every year