Tag Archives: Marietta PA

One-room school called Burnt Cabin

Burnt Cabin One-Room Schoolhouse sat on the west side of Vinegar Ferry Road [now River Drive], just north of where the headwaters of main branch of Wildcat Run cross that road in Hellam Township. Katina Snyder submitted three undated photos … Continue reading

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Readers Choose Top 10 Posts during June 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. If you … Continue reading

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Hike the River Trail between Columbia and Marietta

Earlier this week I walked the newly completed River Trail between Columbia and Marietta. The project that produced the Columbia Bypass (Route 441) for automobiles also provided a river level path from south of the Route 462 Bridge in Columbia … Continue reading

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Codorus Tow Path Railroad to Chickies

In 1825 a charter was granted to the Codorus Navigation Company to construct an 11-mile canal utilizing the Codorus Creek in York County, Pennsylvania. The canal opened in 1833. It was situated on the east side of the creek and … Continue reading

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July 1970 Airplane Photo of Hallam and The Hellam Hills

During July 1970, I took this aerial photo of the eastern end of Hallam. I’ve pointed out a few of the Hellam Hills in the background and beyond them is Lancaster County. My brother, Stanley, had just recently got his … Continue reading

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Burnt Cabin One-Room Schoolhouse on Vinegar Ferry Road

Burnt Cabin One-Room Schoolhouse sat on the west side of Vinegar Ferry Road [now River Drive], just north of where the headwaters of main branch of Wildcat Run cross that road in Hellam Township. Katina Snyder submitted three undated photos … Continue reading

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RAILCAR GOLD Chapter 17 . . Production . . Part 1

RAILCAR GOLD is a historically accurate multi-generational fictional tale of hidden treasure, primarily set in York County, Pennsylvania during the latter half of the Nineteenth Century.  This is Part 1 of Chapter 17 . . . Production.  A new part … Continue reading

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