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Sonny & Cher’s visit to York, Pa., and hospitalized leukemia patient: ‘They were genuinely concerned’

This week’s lead History Mystery photo: This celebrity duo was in ‪York, Pa., in 1972. That visit included a side trip to Memorial Hospital to visit a local girl with leukemia.’They were genuinely concerned,’ the girl’s mother said of Sonny and Cher’s visit. That visit made them late for the concert. What brought Sonny and Cher here? Memories of that visit? Please comment below. The answer & story of that hospital visit. Also of interest: Check out hundreds of additional history quizzes and (fun) tests.




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History Mystery: The Worth Infantry Band, musicians attached to the Civil War unit by that name, played the York Fair in…

Posted by York Daily Record/Sunday News on Monday, September 7, 2015



History Mystery: These steps have been well traveled in the past – and still attract traffic! The staircase has some…

Posted by York Daily Record/Sunday News on Saturday, September 5, 2015


History Mystery: This #YorkCountyPa hamburger stand/ice cream bar/ hangout came down when Interstate 83 came through! What was this popular place? Memories to share? Answer: http://goo.gl/F8MWLm

Posted by York Daily Record/Sunday News on Wednesday, September 2, 2015


History Mystery: The artwork in the background is one of #YorkCountyPa’s most moving memorials. The sculpture, unveiled…

Posted by York Daily Record/Sunday News on Monday, August 31, 2015


History Mystery: Railroads put many #YorkPa / #AdamsPa towns on the map, and some of those towns are looking to pay back…

Posted by York Daily Record/Sunday News on Sunday, September 6, 2015