YDR editor Jim McClure shares his passion for local history and journalism.

Author Scott Mingus explores York County's rich Civil War heritage.

Historian June Lloyd looks at how things have converged on our hometown, past and present.

Stephen H. Smith shares a hodgepodge of explorations of York s Past.

Lifelong Yorker Joan Concilio offers a forum to discuss memories of York.

Chris Otto enjoys exploring the worlds of books, ephemera, history and folklore.

( Paul Kuehnel, Daily Record/Sunday News/ York County Heritage Trust)
Picturing History: Looking back at York County

01/02/2015 03:37 PM EST
Catch up with past installments of Picturing History, an interactive photo project that aims to visually represent change in York County. 
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Finding history in old outhouses
01/19/2015 10:10 PM EST - Before plumbing carried away the waste of daily life, outhouses, or privies, were part of the landscape in backyards of York city. Full Story

First JEB Stuart strikes; then a triple murder in northern York County
01/16/2015 12:56 PM EST - In summer of 1863, two divisions of Richard Ewell's Second Corps of the Army of Northern Virginia marched on Carlisle and a battalion of their vanguard cavalry dipped south through northwestern York County. Full Story

REVOLUTIONARY WAR
Friends of Camp Security receives donation from bank

Springettsbury Township supervisors also approved extending a deadline for the transfer of the property to October.
York, PA - Friends of Camp Security recently received a $3,500 donation from M&T Bank for preserving a Revolutionary War prison camp. Full Story

CIVIL WAR
(Clare Becker — The Evening Sun)
Lincoln's words resonate through annals of American history

After 150 years, Gettysburg Address still an enthralling work
Recalling what America faced 150 years ago, Gettysburg National Park Superintendent Bob Kirby said the struggle for human freedom and equality did not end with the Civil War. Full story
ON THIS DATE
Today in History

Today is Sunday, Jan. 25, the 25th day of 2015. There are 340 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Jan. Full Story
REMEMBER
(File — The Associated Press)
Remember: The Beatles on 'The Ed Sullivan Show'

Locals look back 50 years and share memories of The Beatles on 'The Ed Sullivan Show.'
It's an unlikely love story. Four skinny lads from Liverpool touched down in New York Feb. 7, 1964. Two nights later — after Ed Sullivan's stilted introduction — they played pop music on live television. Full Story

HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE
Often-photographed York County Courthouse bears example of early architectural recycling

01/25/2015 10:27 AM EST
The old turn-of-the-20th-century York County, Pa., Courthouse, artfully provided by the York Daily Record's Dylan Segelbaum and Instagram. 
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Walters scrapbooks tell about long career in private sector, public office
01/24/2015 01:27 PM EST - These three bulging scrapbooks detail the long life of William J. Walters - Bill Walters - in private and public sector service in York County. Full Story

(Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
Seth Rogen sorry for 'American Sniper' comments

“The Interview” actor compared Clint Eastwood’s movie to a Nazi propaganda film depicted in “Inglourious Basterds” because both dealt with snipers, he says; but his comments were taken by many to suggest he was dismissing “American Sniper” as pro-war propaganda.