Tag Archives: Emigsville

Queensgate was a Schaszberger-Dempwolf farm

Queensgate Shopping Center and the surrounding apartments was an 85-acre Schaszberger-Dempwolf farm until the end of 1959. The circa-1950 aerial photo shows the farmhouse, barn and ancillary buildings at the center of that farm in York Township. The “Schaszberger-Dempwolf farm” … Continue reading

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Dutch Emig as drawn by J. Horace Rudy

Dutch Emig posed for a stained glass window installed at the Heinz Office Building in Pittsburgh. J. Horace Rudy’s sketch of Emigsville’s Howard A. Emig is from the Records of Rudy Brothers Company, MSP#278, Folder 15, in the Library and … Continue reading

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At the Schaszberger-Dempwolf Farm in 1916

Drawings and a photo of a gathering at the Schaszberger-Dempwolf Farm were recently donated to the Springettsbury Township Historic Preservation Committee. Seated at the left part of that photo is Edward F. Schaszberger and at his shoulder is his grandson, … Continue reading

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Witness Trees in York County

Witness Trees provide a living link to the past and gave witness to the surrounding events during their lifetime.  A huge majestic white oak was an impressive landmark in Emigsville until it fell in a 1997 storm.  A slice of … Continue reading

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York County Connection to next months 200th Anniversary of Battle on Lake Erie; J. Horace Rudy

September 10th 2013 marks the 200th Anniversary of Battle on Lake Erie.  This print is from the collections of the York County Heritage Trust.  On the back of the print is the wording “Hauling the Power from Wilmington For the … Continue reading

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#31 Acme Wagon Company in Emigsville; Countdown of Top 50 York County Factories at the end of 19th Century

In my post Late 1800s Factory Inspection Reports Assist in Identification of an East Prospect Photo  I wrote about finding these reports in the State Library of Pennsylvania.  For this series on the Top 50 York County Factories at the … Continue reading

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Private Burial Grounds in Early Rural York County; a Talk at Meeting Hall of the York County Heritage Trust on Sunday February 3rd at 2:15PM

I will be presenting a talk entitled “Private Burial Grounds, Discovering Their Stories,” at the monthly meeting of the South Central Pennsylvania Genealogical Society.  This meeting will be held in the Meeting Hall of the York County Heritage Trust, at 250 East … Continue reading

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Veterans Memorial Gold Star Healing and Peace Garden; & Upcoming Talks

The Veterans Memorial Gold Star Healing and Peace Garden is a commemorative arboretum dedicated to all who serve in the United States Armed Forces.  This living memorial is a gathering place to honor all Veterans, and remember the fallen in … Continue reading

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