Category Archives: Hallam

Camp Security Research Goes International

Camp Security is presently one of my primary research subjects. The importance of preserving the site so that future exploration and interpretation can be done is imperative. It’s not just about us, even though this last undeveloped Revolutionary War prisoner-of-war … Continue reading

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Horn Farm Center–Good Example of History and Future of York County Agriculture

Thanks to June Evans for sharing the history of the Horn Farm Center for Educational Agriculture with me, as well as these old photographs of the site. See the captions for more identification and attribution. A portion of the eastern … Continue reading

Posted in 1730s, 1740s, 1940s, 1980s, agriculture, apples, farming, food, Hallam, Hellam Twp., Indians, markets, Native Americans, Universal York, vegetables, York County | Tagged , | 2 Comments

New Info on the Hellam Potato Chip Factory

Later Bailey’s Hellam Foods potato chip factory Some time ago I did a series of posts on York County potato chip history. Several friends fondly remembered the Hellam factory, so I pieced information together, based on their reminiscences and what … Continue reading

Posted in 1760s, 1950s, food, Hallam, Hellam, manufacturing, potato chips, Universal York, York County | 4 Comments

Still another York County Potato Chip Maker

Site of 1950s potato chip factory in Hallam. They just keep popping up. York County people sure do love their chips. They are fiercely loyal to their favorite brands, usually Utz or Martin’s. Lay’s and Bickels have their followers too, … Continue reading

Posted in 1950s, food, Hallam, manufacturing, potato chips, Universal York, York County | 9 Comments

Lots of York County Bakeries

Bakery ad from 1916 York Hospital Auxiliary Cookbook We tend to romanticize “the good old days” when Mom, or Grandma, or Great-grandma, lovingly baked wonderful breads and cakes, all from scratch. If those fine ladies were doing all the baking, … Continue reading

Posted in 1910s, advertising, bakers, Dallastown, Dover, food, Glen Rock, Hallam, hospitals, New Freedom, Red Lion, retail stores, Universal York, Yoe, York City, York County | Comments Off on Lots of York County Bakeries