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Halloween on the Susquehanna Trail

Classics from YorksPast–Susquehanna Trail incites a Halloween Jubilee With the approach of Halloween in 1920, a masked carnival was part of the completion jubilee for the Susquehanna Trail in Shrewsbury. The concrete roadbed had been recently constructed through Shrewsbury, as … Continue reading

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Susquehanna Trail incites a Halloween Jubilee

Story of the Susquehanna Trail in the Good Roads Movement: Part 13 With the approach of Halloween in 1920, a masked carnival was part of the completion jubilee for the Susquehanna Trail in Shrewsbury. The concrete roadbed had been recently … Continue reading

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Establishment of the Susquehanna Trail in York County during 1918

Story of the Susquehanna Trail in the Good Roads Movement: Part 9 We have the Susquehanna Trail road name in York County as a result of the Good Roads Movement in Pennsylvania. This map shows initial routes and the final … Continue reading

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Susquehanna Trail Association switches in favor of a York Haven route; should York get the Trail

Story of the Susquehanna Trail in the Good Roads Movement: Part 8 Route 250, through York Haven, is highlighted on this State Highway Department map from 1915. In 1918, Route 250 is North George Street in York that heads through … Continue reading

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Board of Governors of the Susquehanna Trail Association visit to York in 1918

Story of the Susquehanna Trail in the Good Roads Movement: Part 7 In 1918, the Board of Governors of the Susquehanna Trail Association visited York on June 12th and Gettysburg on June 13th; to help them decide which city would … Continue reading

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Yorkers spring into action To Attract the Susquehanna Trail

Story of the Susquehanna Trail in the Good Roads Movement: Part 6 On June 12th, 1918, a 150-member York delegation, in 34 cars, would caravan to Harrisburg to escort the Board of Governors of the Susquehanna Trail Association back to … Continue reading

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Susquehanna Trail to Tap the Lincoln Highway at either Gettysburg or York; with Dover route Considered

Story of the Susquehanna Trail in the Good Roads Movement: Part 5 By the fall of 1917, the Board of Governors of the Susquehanna Trail Association had selected the road segments they would champion as the Susquehanna Trail between Harrisburg … Continue reading

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The Susquehanna Trail lands York, PA at the Crossroads of PA Routes 1 & 4

Story of the Susquehanna Trail in the Good Roads Movement: Part 4 In Part 1 of the Story of the Susquehanna Trail in the Good Roads Movement, I asked my readers to solve the mystery location of a Susquehanna Trail … Continue reading

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