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Susquehanna Trail through York County; Wrap-Up

Story of the Susquehanna Trail in the Good Roads Movement: Part 19 Just in time for Christmas, this post wraps-up the 19-part-series on the Susquehanna Trail. Thanks to my readers for the feedback and all the great comments along the … Continue reading

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#21 Billmeyer & Small Company in York; and their Susquehanna Steam Saw Mills in Wrightsville

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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#32 Columbia Embroidery Works in Wrightsville; 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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Was the Town of Pleasant Garden planned with a River Bridge in 1793?

In previous posts I wrote about the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania act passed April 11th 1793, authorizing a Susquehanna River Bridge from Blue Rock, Lancaster County to Pleasant Garden, York County.  This was the earliest river bridge authorized to York County … Continue reading

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Looking Back on the 100th Anniversary Commemoration of The Battle of Wrightsville; Part 1

In a previous post (Looking Back on the 100th Anniversary Commemoration of The Battle of Gettysburg; Part 1), I noted “The Official Program of A Nation United on the 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg” contained this reference to … Continue reading

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