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The Dillsburg Jig

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THE DILLSBURG JIG (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Shengzhang Tang Performance Dancing

1- 8 1s dance in and cast 1 place, dance down between 3s and cast up to 2nd places own sides
9-16 2s+1s+3s dance RSh round partners back to places and chase clockwise ½ way
17-24 3s+1s+2s circle 6H round and back
25-32 3s+1s+2s dance LSh round partners back to opposite sides and chase anticlockwise ½ way

(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)


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Dillsburg is a borough in York County, surrounded by Carroll Township in northwestern York County, Pennsylvania, USA. According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.1 km2), all of it land.

The town is named for Matthew Dill, an immigrant who settled the town in 1740. The village became a center for local agriculture.

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