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York County abodes of Judge Nevin Wanner

The York City residence of Judge Nevin Wanner was located at 406 East Market Street; he lived there for nearly 60-years. As an occasional respite from city life Judge Wanner spent summers at his island in the Susquehanna River and … Continue reading

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The tale of Gilbert Bridge over Yellow Breeches Creek

After seeing Teresa Boeckel’s article, in the York Daily Record earlier this week, about historic but deteriorating bridges spanning the Yellow Breeches Creek, I recalled pertinent long-ago Gilbert Family History questions concerning Gilbert Bridge. This York County Archives 1954 photo … Continue reading

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Highest Summit in York County should be Named

“The highest summit in York County should have a name,” was a remark I received several weeks ago while volunteering at the York County History Center. The comment was the result of a discovery of my post Pigeon Hills debunks … Continue reading

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Local Aeronaut drew Big Crowds to York Centre Square

Cliff Satterthwaite created this artwork of the last balloon ascension of Dr. James A. Dale, a wealthy Drug Store owner in York, Pa. The artwork was created in 1970 from an old photo in the collections of the York County … Continue reading

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River Hill One-Room Schoolhouse near Mount Wolf

This photo of the River Hill One-Room Schoolhouse in East Manchester Township was taken in 1941 by Scott W. Knaub; a Superintendent of York County Schools. This schoolhouse is located near Mt. Wolf at the intersection of Wago Road and … Continue reading

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