Tag Archives: postcards

Seeking information on York Fair postcard

Only in York County reader Cindy Roach wonders about a 1906 York Fair postcard dated in October, later than the fair was generally held.

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Huge collection of postcards showing York County’s past

I apologize for the lack of recent posts, everyone! I’m in the middle of a project for the YDR that’s taking 100% of my working hours and then some, but I’m trying to find a few minutes here and there … Continue reading

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Ask Joan: Thankfulness edition

The Nov. 20, 2012, edition of Ask Joan seeks information on the former Deppen’s Pretzel Factor in York, PA, discusses the Grand View Point Hotel in Bedford County, and seeks memories of Mr. Pershing’s ballet-dance lessons in York.

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Postcards from Penn Park and Farquhar Park

Joan Concilio shares a set of five postcards of Penn Park and Farquhar Park in York that she found recently at the Dover Antique Mall.

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Fun postcard find: Old photo of summer cottages near Manchester

Joan Concilio shares a find from the York Post Card Club’s 2012 show and sale – an image of summer cottages near Manchester, captioned Conenago Park. Is that a misprint of Conewago – or something else?

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Proof that York is everywhere, via postcards

Frequent readers probably know that my husband is a big-time collector of used books and paper – and blogs about such ephemera on his own site, Papergreat. Well, when we travel – which is pretty often – he has a … Continue reading

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Mail call: Postcards from Florida of York County in the past

Today’s fun images came along with a letter from Bob Steindl of Pompano Beach, Florida. Bob writes, “My wife Priscilla and I are ex-Yorkers, now living in Florida. Friends from back home send us articles from the newspapers quite often. … Continue reading

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