Category Archives: Reader photos

Memories of The Swamp and other swimming holes

Reader Betsy Baird shared an older newspaper clip of locals swimming in The Swamp, a swimming hole on Barshinger Creek south of Dallastown.

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Business advertisements from the York High Weekly in the early 1940s

Reader Jo Ott shares advertisements for former downtown York theaters and businesses taken from 1941 and 1942 copies of the York-High Weekly magazine that she found at an auction.

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Library card memories from Joann Hano

Reader Joann Hano shares a photo of her 1983 Martin Library card – with a 5-cents-per-day late fee on overdue books!

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Even more photos and memories of southern York County’s Besser’s

Betsy Baird shares a photo postcard of the former Besser’s Department Store in the Jacobus area, along the Susquehanna Trail south of York.

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Photo memories from inside some former downtown York businesses

Betsy Baird shares photos of the interiors of several former downtown York, PA, businesses, including Dale & Co., P. Wiest’s, McCrory’s and James McLean & Son.

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