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Special Eight Edition Set of Journal of York County Heritage, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019

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Buy the available previous editions of the Journal of York County Heritage that include the 2010, 2011, 2102, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 issues, as well as the latest 2019 edition for the special price of $9.95. The 2010 edition is the first scholarly publication produced by the York County Heritage Trust, now York County History Center, in over 50 years. In it one can explore the county's early manufacturing economy, learn of Frances Wright in 1836 and her stance on equality or bump into some of the treasures housed in the York County Heritage Trust, now York County History Center, Library & Archives. The 2011 edition shares stories that span three centuries on such individuals as Conrad Biessel, Thomas Paine and the Withers brothers. It also contains a unique look at the building of the York Hospital and the York Charrette. In the 2012 edition of Journal of York County Heritage, learn of the impact experienced by York Countians during several national events; the Civil War, the religious Great Awakening and the 20th century great migration north of African Americans from the south. Unfortunately, the 2013 and 2014 editions are no longer available. Celebrating the sixth year of publication, the 2016 edition features articles on minister and industrialist S. Morgan Smith, the Blue Ball Inn property in southern York County, effects of the Great Depression in York County and African American Veterans organize the David E. Small Post, No.369 of the Grand Army of the Republic. The 2016 edition features two articles on the African American community in southern York County. In This Tremendous Decision author Scott Mingus explores the U.S. Supreme Court case Prigg vs. Pennsylvania. Return Journal author Rebecca Anstine uncovers information about the African American churches and graveyards in the Peach Bottom Circuit. Finally, Sean McComas connects York to national events during World War II with the York Plan in his article Do What You Can. The 2017 Journal of York County Heritage explores the early settlement of York County in the Rev. Dr. Neal Otto Hively’s article “Settlement West of the Susquehanna River prior to 1741”. Learn about Henry “Hinkey” Haines, a Red Lion native who was the only player to play on teams that won both a World Series and an NFL championship. And from the History Center archival files, “Catherine Snyder and the Confederates in York, 1863” by the late Dr. Charles H. Glatfelter explores the experience of York under siege during the Civil War. Our newest edition to this set is our 2018 Journal of York County History, which focuses on the World War I era, which was also the time of the pandemic “Spanish flu.” Stephen H. Smith tells how 1917-1918 Army flight training changed the life of a York pioneer aviator in “Karl Ort: Early Aviator, Barnstormer, Businessman.” Victoria Miller Allen writes of the different lives of “Two Glen Rock Heroes of World War I” who made the supreme sacrifice in the First World War. Using family documents and reminiscences, Kate Oermann Worland writes “’It’s Only the Flu’: A York Family Suffers Tragedy in 1918.” Daniel Roe stresses at the importance of the Articles of Confederation, adopted here in November 1777, in “Revolutionary Articles: York’s Role in the Nation’s Founding Is Often Overlooked.”. The 2019 Journal of York County Heritage is now available at the York County History Center shop and online store. This issue examines the factors behind the racial unrest that occurred in York fifty years ago. The opening article is by York College professor and author Peter B. Levy. The Journal also includes personal reflections of the time by York natives Jeffrey Kirkland and Dr. Dorothy King. Also included is an article by Rebecca Anstine on the work of Gladys Rawlins and her development of the Green Circle Program. The Journal concludes with an analysis of African American and other population statistics for York County in the eighteenth century by David Lazko.

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