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York County Commissioners left behind detailed records of courthouse in which Congress met

Anyone who has passed through York has probably noticed the Colonial Court House on West Market Street by the Codorus Creek. It is a replica of York County’s first courthouse, which originally sat in the middle of York’s square. Now … Continue reading

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York County Courthouse Spouting Stolen, Sold for Scrap

This map, from the 1876 Pomeroy, Whitman Atlas of York County shows the location of the Lutheran Burial Ground. Sounds like familiar headlines from today’s papers, doesn’t it? Unfortunately stealing for the salvage value is nothing new. In fact, the … Continue reading

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