Monthly Archives: May 2010

ABCs of York County: V winner, and vote for the best W

So the winner for the best V of York County is… The Valencia Ballroom! This famous downtown sight was suggested by Dianne. It’s known as a great example of the Art Deco architectural style. And of course, it’s been home … Continue reading

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Reader photo: Miller’s house at Wallace-Cross Mill

Another reader photo of an “Only in York County” sight: What: The “Miller’s House” at Wallace-Cross Mill in East Hopewell Township Submitted by: Dianne Bowders of York Township Something unusual: You can see Dianne’s photo of Cross Mill itself at … Continue reading

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Names of York: Jacob Devers

More in the ongoing series on the Names of York. Places: Jacob L. Devers Elementary School in York Who was it named after? Gen. Jacob Loucks Devers, the highest-ranking military officer in a long list of York County military achievers. … Continue reading

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The Appalachian Trail – an area wonder

Anyone who’s read this blog for a while knows how much our family likes to hike. I guess it’s no surprise that both Hubby and I are pretty into the Appalachian Trail, then. Our goal – albeit a bit vague … Continue reading

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A blast from the past: York Ice Machinery Corp.

Eleven days before the Pearl Harbor bombing, a man named Glenn R. Gruver was calculating the area and volume of various items, possibly as a homework assignment. Interestingly for readers of this blog, he was doing so on a piece … Continue reading

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