Category Archives: Carroll Twp.

Copper Mines in Northern York County

1876 York County atlas showing ore mines east of Dillsburg Did you know about the copper mines in Carroll Township near Dillsburg? According to a Northern York County Historical and Preservation Society (NYCHAPS) display, the area had 21 iron ore … Continue reading

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York County Commissioners Paid $324 a Year

1830 William Wagner watercolor of the York County Almshouse. Most of you probably cringe along with me when you see some of the figures we spend as a county today. I’m sure the reaction was the same in 1838 when … Continue reading

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