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Lancaster At Play: Leisure in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania


Settle back, relax, and enjoy these images of Lancastrians at play. More than 130 photographs show Lancaster Countians in those golden hours between work and sleep—fishing, swimming, picnicking, performing, and watching the occasional parade go by. From sunny sandlots to quiet streams to rollicking clubs, these photographs show the many ways Lancastrians spent their leisure.

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Series of photographic histories of the county highlights how Lancastrians had fun and spent their
leisure time from the late 1800s to 1970. Its chapters cover a wide range of subjects—from
amusement parks to swimming holes to movie theaters to athletic events.

138-page, soft cover book featuring over 130 historic photographs from LancasterHistory, formerly the Lancaster County Historical Society.

Additional information

Weight 18.7 oz
Dimensions 9 × 10 × .50 in

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Did You Know?

Room, board, and tuition cost $34 for a three month term at Lancaster County Normal School in 1855.