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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Photo memories from the Zeigler’s Drug Store soda fountain

Wayne Breighner of Red Lion shares a photo of his mother working at the former Zeigler’s Drug Store soda fountain at Market and Penn streets in York, PA.

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Mail call: Downtown York photos from Charles V. Goodwin

Charles V. Goodwin of Windsor shares photos of York, Pa.’s downtown area through the years.

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Collectors’ stamps of Historic York

A reader shared some of a series of Historic York, Pa., collectors’ stamps with Joan Concilio. They include the Warrington Meeting House, McCulloch Mill, Bentzel’s Mill Bridge, the John Schultz House and more.

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Reader photos: Memory Lane businesses in the 1960s

Steve Kohler shared several photos of restaurants of York County’s past, including Ernie McCall’s North Pole drive-in, The Dog House and more.

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Photos from York County’s past: A collection of the work of Jim Goodling

The late Jim Goodling took several photos in and around York County during the 1960s and 1970s that were previously unpublished; his wife shared them with Joan Concilio and Only in York County, and we’re hoping they will jog some memories.

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