Category Archives: Spring Grove

Rounding up memories from Codorus Township, Spring Grove, West York and beyond

Readers share memories of life in Codorus Township, Spring Grove (including working at P.H. Glatfelter) and West York.

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Mail call: Memories of Stoverstown from Larry E. Slagle

Reader Larry E. Slagle shares his memories of the Stoverstown area of North Codorus Township and its churches, businesses and more.

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Reader photo: Snow in Spring Grove

What: Snow on Main Street in Spring Grove Submitted by: Judy Ensminger of North Codorus Township Something interesting: Since I’m going to Vermont Wednesday and Thursday, where I hope it WON’T be snowy (imagine that), I thought it might be … Continue reading

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A Seven Valleys half-dollar: Joan goes to the antique store, part 2

Remember my earlier post from my trip to the New Salem antique store? You might recall my “job” was to find three items for the blog, and today, we’ll have a look at the second of them. This is a … Continue reading

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Reader photo: Seven Valleys jail

Another reader photo of an “Only in York County” sight: What: “SiwweDalle Bressen” Submitted by: Tom Berkheimer of North Codorus Township Something interesting: Tom writes, “An unusual building… not a garage… and too small for a home. This is a … Continue reading

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Reader photo: Stone house in the fall

Another reader photo of an “Only in York County” sight: What: Farmhouse south of New Salem Submitted by: Tom Berkheimer of North Codorus Township Something interesting: Tom writes, “Autumn always seems to intensify the inherent beauty of these old stone … Continue reading

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Business memories from perhaps an unusual source: A cookbook

I received in the mail a while back a photocopy of the 1947 cookbook put out by Christ Lutheran Church of York, and my first thought was, “Wow, someone must be sending me a scrapple recipe.” It turns out, though, … Continue reading

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Reader photo: Former Spring Grove junior high school

Another reader photo of an “Only in York County” sight: What: The former Spring Grove Junior High, now administrative offices Submitted by: Tom Berkheimer of North Codorus Township Something interesting: Tom writes, “Innumerable memories, Lifelong memories, Memories often intertwined and … Continue reading

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Reader photo: Seven Valleys springhouse

Another reader photo of an “Only in York County” sight: What: A springhouse in the Seven Valleys area Submitted by: Tom Berkheimer of North Codorus Township Something interesting: Tom writes, “The curious composition of this view just seemed to fit … Continue reading

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Reader photo: A country springhouse

Another reader photo of an “Only in York County” sight: What: A springhouse near Seven Valleys Submitted by: Tom Berkheimer of North Codorus Township Something interesting: Tom writes that this is a “Schpringhaus” for those who are familiar with Pennsylvania … Continue reading

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