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Bob Yost: ‘King of real estate in York County,’ Part II

Linked in/Neat stuff: P-51s on display/2 history mysteries solved

Also of interest: Bob Yost, ‘King’, Part I.

5 more neat things from all over …

1. These events are always popular. People always want to know if antiques they value have real-world value:

The Manchester Township Historical Society will sponsor an Antique Appraisal Clinic by Cordier Auction Service at 6:30 p.m., April 1, at Manchester Township’s municipal building.

The photo below shows a township resident with a collection of antique tools for assessment at the clinic:


Mike Beshore with his antique tool collection.

2 & 3: Two history mysteries solved:

This photograph of a group of soldiers has been identified 150 years later. Let’s just say they were called the “Orange Blossoms.”

Lincoln Note Mystery
Historians have unraveled a mystery involving a note involving Abraham Lincoln. It has a section mysteriously clipped out.

4. Remember March 15: That’s the date that the Civil War wax museum figures will be sold. A Gettysburg museum is changing its lineup, and many of those figures will be on the market. Interestingly, an Associated Press story says many of the Civil War figures on the block are made of vinyl.

5.’The P-51 Mustang and the pilots who flew them were instrumental in bringing WWII to an end,’ a release about a World War II Reading air show stated. The weekend is set for June 6-8, and many restored P-51’s will be on display. ‘Several will participate in aerial demonstrations to show how fast and how nimble the P-51 really is,’ the release states.