Category Archives: stage coach

York County news: A graduation party at Mulberry and the stage coach from Long Level to Red Lion

As I mentioned previously, it wasn’t difficult to get your name in the newspaper in earlier days. Stringers from every little community submitted very local news, for which they were many times paid by the length of the column. Many … Continue reading

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York Resident Was a Stage Coach Driver in the Wild West

I came across a July 9, 1946 Gazette and Daily article about D. Bentz Heilman. It says that Heilman left his native Pittsburgh in 1879, at age 15, for the West. In a few weeks he became a stage coach … Continue reading

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