Tag Archives: Spring Grove

York Haven extolled for industry

We have the worldwide paper company Glatfelter based in York today, with one of its mills, very much expanded, operating in Spring Grove, where it all started. Even though now gone, there were many other local paper mills, both large … Continue reading

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Spring Grove area news of 40 years ago

It is obvious that I love old newspapers. From the vitally important to minutia, the items make the past come alive. With over two hundred years of local newspapers on microfilm, as well as files full of clippings, at York … Continue reading

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Save the Hoke House letters of support due May 16

I just realized that I hadn’t written a letter of support for the Spring Grove Area Historical Preservation Society’s proposal to save the historic Hoke house. The deadline to post or email letters is tomorrow, May 16. Here’s a link … Continue reading

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