A York County man is cracking the code about how to get out word about
Jamie Kinsley spins a compelling story – a true story – about two her great-great-grandfathers. One was a powwow practitioner and the other served on a jury in the Hex Murder trials of 1929
How two groups with divergent religious views who came to America in the 1700s to escape religious persecution worked things out in a remote part of York County. They formed a community, a membership.
You might be familiar with its food festivals, colorful icons and strangely shaped churches, but here are some things about Eastern Orthodox Christianity in York County that you might not know.
“The Quaker ideas of religious toleration and equality of all before God attracted immigrants from many lands … ,” “A History of Pennsylvania” states.
Dr. Edmund Meisenhelder opened the earliest forerunner to Memorial Hospital in 1913 – in the Avenues in York, Pa. The Out Door Country Club and other iconic institutions operated there as well.
“She is able to give us a real story about the value of our history,” Jeff Kirkland of the York African American History Society said about York native Debra Newman Ham.