Category Archives: Evangelicals

York church building to restaurant, with a few stops along the way

A Facebook friend asked about the history of Victor’s Italian Restaurant on Ogontz Street, knowing that the building was a former church. I looked through the York County History Center files and City Directories as well as online sources. Several … Continue reading

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York’s Trinity Church saved

Last year I did several posts on the threatened demolition of Trinity United Methodist Church. Trinity was formed as an Evangelical congregation in 1871, with the present building, designed by noted York architect Harry Yessler, dedicated in January 1897. Denominations … Continue reading

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York’s Trinity United Methodist Church Plans Repairs

I just heard that York’s Trinity United Methodist Church is about ready to submit a plan to York City to repair the building at 241 East King Street. They are still planning to sell the building, as the congregation has … Continue reading

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York Churches Continually Evolve

Princess Street Chapel from Atlas of the City of York by Frederick Roe, 1903 A recent post told how the Ladies’ Aid Society of the Princess Street Evangelical Chapel successfully carpeted their church by raising the funds with an autograph … Continue reading

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