“So many were dying in York,” two historians wrote about the Spanish flu’s impact, “that undertakers were running out of caskets.”
Leroy Atwater has assisted in bringing three monuments honoring black veterans in the York area from idea to completion.
Check out this neat, unrelated stuff about York County history from all over, including a new book on Gen. Jacob L. Devers and a mystery statue.
J. Horace Rudy came to York from Pittsburgh, but he settled into his new home more than a century ago, where he became known for his stained glass work, his paintings and his curatorial work.
A new look on ydr.com is part of a continuing evolution in local journalism, which recently received a national shout-out.
Check out this neat, unrelated stuff about York County history, including George Washington Memorial Plaza and the unsung York Town Craftsmen Guild.
Check out this neat, unrelated stuff about York County, including skateboard deck art and when Gen. Devers paraded through York, Pa.
These barn photos are part of a recent picture release from Yale University of Library of Congress photos from the 1930s and 1940s. They were commissioned by the Farm Security Administration-Office of War Information.
Check out this neat, unrelated stuff about York, Pa., including Jacob Devers and Ike Eisenhower, and reuse for Met-Ed’s old steam plant.