Category Archives: Fairview Township

Springs and orchards were important to York County farmers

The real estate ads in the newspapers of 200 years ago were almost always for farms. Even if there was another enterprise on the property, such as a mill, there was usually quite a bit of acreage. Just about everyone … Continue reading

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Federal Taxes Paid by York Countians in 1815

It’s soon income tax time again. There was no federal income tax 200 years ago, but that doesn’t mean that you didn’t have to pay taxes to support the United States government. Not having strong taxing ability was one of … Continue reading

Posted in 1810s, Chanceford Twp., Dover Township, Fairview Township, Franklin Township, government, Hellam Twp., Manchester Township, Monaghan Twp., Newberry Township, newspapers, real estate, taverns, taxation, Universal York, W. Manchester Twp., Warrington Twp., Windsor Township, York County, York Township | Tagged , | Comments Off on Federal Taxes Paid by York Countians in 1815