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From gold panning to iron mining

A York Daily Record/Sunday News publication “100 Days of Summer” provides numerous opportunities to learn about York County and the city of York.
The publication lists special exhibits at area museums plus intriguing events in the field:
— A Gold Panning Seminar is set for Spring Valley Park from 9 a.m.to 2 p.m., July 29. To pre-register, call 428-1961. …

— Visit the Haines Shoe House, a 1948 residence built in the shape of a shoe. To make reservations, call 840-8339.
— Visit the remains of the York Iron Co. Mine at Raab Park on July 13. Call 428-1961 to register.
Consider doing this: Print out the publication and check off the activities after your visit. Some of the museums and other activities take place throughout the year, so see how much ground you can cover in the next 12 months.