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York Haven mural of first working canal in PA

Cliff Satterthwaite painted two large murals for the York Haven State Bank in 1980. This mural depicts canal operations in York Haven during the 1840-1850s era; and looks across the Susquehanna River towards Falmouth, Lancaster County. That canal at York … Continue reading

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Mystery of the Druck Valley Barn

The first time I stopped by the home of Cliff Satterthwaite in Virginia, I instantly recognized much of the artwork covering the walls. In addition to local Fredericksburg scenes, artwork of Pennsylvania sites from all around York City and County … Continue reading

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Working in the Family Business; Avalong Farms Dairy Bar

Capt. Dick Wolfe provided memories of his families’ business; Avalong Farms Dairy Bar, which stood on the northwest corner of Whiteford Road and Mt. Zion Road in Springettsbury Township. Dick’s early work experiences provide some neat Avalong recollections and more … Continue reading

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The St. George Hotel on York’s North George Street

Terrence Downs submitted this photo of a York Directory ad, indicating the St. George Hotel was on George and Philadelphia Streets. Earlier this week I wrote about the Haines Hotel; also on one of the corners of the same intersection. … Continue reading

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Rose Tree Fox Hunting Club moves to York County

This is a photo of hunters, mounts and hounds gathered to await the signal of the horn to ride to the Rose Tree Fox Hunt in York County during November of 1967. If you are reading this on the Ydr.com … Continue reading

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Readers Choose Top 10 Posts during January 2016

Near the beginning of every month, I’m sharing with my readers the top 10 posts from the previous month. This single graphic, features illustrations from all top 10 posts; however giving greater space to the higher ranked posts. These are … Continue reading

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SNOW WARS—Snowball Battles of Yesteryear

Cliff Satterthwaite’s mural brought back memories of snowball battles of my youth. It was a tradition for Cliff Satterthwaite to decorate Springettsbury Township’s Menu-Ette Restaurant windows with paper murals. The pictured window features a snowball fight and children sledding. Click … Continue reading

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Readers Choose Top 10 Posts during December 2015

Near the beginning of every month, I’m sharing with my readers the top 10 posts from the previous month. This single graphic, features illustrations from all top 10 posts; however giving greater space to the higher ranked posts. These are … Continue reading

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Menu-Ette Christmas Window Artwork

It was a Christmas tradition for Cliff Satterthwaite to decorate the Menu-Ette Restaurant windows with paper murals. Each year there was a different theme. In 1962, the pictured artwork depicted a traditional Christmas. The theme for another year, which stuck … Continue reading

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Menu-Ette linked to York Diner and Playland

Cliff Satterthwaite submitted this 1963 winter scene, in front of the Menu-Ette Restaurant, along the Lincoln Highway in Springettsbury Township. Cliff’s artistry, via murals, graced the interior of this restaurant. Cliff’s elaborate decoration of the windows, for the Christmas Season, … Continue reading

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