Tag Archives: Daniel Smyser

General Gordon napped at 3103 East Market Street

Bob Smyser had a passing interest in family history when he was given a box of papers, recently discovered by his dad; it contained family history research, started by his dad’s grandmother. I met Bob at my family history talk … Continue reading

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1860 Buildings 11-20 in South Region of Springettsbury Township

Within this illustration, I’ve pointed out ten 1860 buildings and their corresponding location on a 1938 aerial photo.  I’ll work my way around Springettsbury Township, ten buildings at a time, until all buildings from 1860 are visited.  The present commercial … Continue reading

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Matching Historically Minded Buyers with Historic Properties

One reason why people buy historic properties, and restore them, is for the love of the architecture style and construction techniques of yesteryear.  In this photo, Jim Rudisill points out the Flemish Bond brickwork in the front wall of the … Continue reading

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