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Here is a tour of York’s Center/Continental Square, featuring the big star that was the centerpiece of the decorations from the late 1940s through the 1950s. I’m not sure when the star was first fabricated and when it was replaced with other decorations. These photos, showing the square from various

The York County community of Jefferson is proud of its history. The citizens of the small town (2010 population–733) will be celebrating its 150th anniversary in 2016. I don’t know how they will marking the sesquicentennial, but they will have to go some to top the 1966 Jefferson Centennial celebration.

Browns of York, England welcomed to Pennsylvania You just never know when new information comes to light. Just recently the York County Heritage Trust Library/Archives was contacted by a descendant Henry Rhodes Brown, twice Lord Mayor of York, England. The family found a diary kept by Brown’s wife, Clara during