York Latino history

Race and place The 2020 U.S. census shows that Latinos in York County are the fastest growing group. About 40,000 Latinos make their home in the county. It's difficult to…

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Mashing the Johnny Appleseed Legend

The legend of Johnny Appleseed oversimplifies the complexities of apple cultivation. One Adams County family explains all that goes into growing that delicious red fruit.

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Where York’s Philadelphia & Newberry streets meet

Since its beginning, York County has served as a crossroads. Settlers would pass through here to go to all points of the compass. Centre Square, later Continental Square, illustrated here, was the epicenter of pioneers seeking their fortune. Yet, other intersections have been the scenes of activity, We’re exploring those here.

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Documents

Race and place A story in documents about racial struggles in York County, Pa., through the lens of written sources. As we shall see, it's an intertwined story about race…

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