Tag Archives: North Codorus Township

Lead Clue leads to locating Loucks’ Cave

In a comment to my initial post concerning the discovery of Loucks’ Cave, Jeri Jones of Jones Geological Services noted a clue, that popped out at him, was the mention of the lead discovery as being in the area of … Continue reading

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River Hill One-Room Schoolhouse near Mount Wolf

This photo of the River Hill One-Room Schoolhouse in East Manchester Township was taken in 1941 by Scott W. Knaub; a Superintendent of York County Schools. This schoolhouse is located near Mt. Wolf at the intersection of Wago Road and … Continue reading

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#4 P. H. Glatfelter Paper Mill in Spring Grove; Over 150 Years of Paper Making

In 1852, Jacob G. Hauer established the Spring Forge Paper Mill within a former iron forge; it was the first paper mill in what is now Spring Grove. After Jacob died in 1855, his widow Susan hired operators to keep … Continue reading

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Reynolds (Rennoll’s) Mill; Paintings of Cliff Satterthwaite

Cliff Satterthwaite painted this view of Reynolds Mill from the front porch of the house just across Reynolds Mill Road. The house still stands, the mill was torn down in 1977. I’ve annotated the following northward looking Bing.com Birds Eye … Continue reading

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Mysteries of Reynolds Mill; Drawings of Cliff Satterthwaite

Cliff Satterthwaite drew several small parts within Reynolds Mill while painting many views of it in 1966. I’ve done some research, trying to identify Mystery Part 1, however have been unsuccessful. Do any of my readers know the name or … Continue reading

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The making of Shearer’s 1860 Map of York County

I’ve depicted D. J. Lake surveying the 1860 Map of York County, Pennsylvania, in this illustration.  D. J. Lake “went around pushing a wheelbarrow in front of him, and in this barrow he carried his instruments.  He did not talk … Continue reading

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The Great Potato Chip Battle; Martin’s versus Utz

This post comes to you because of a chance encounter with two of my readers; Charlie and Wanda.  I was waiting for a table Friday evening when a couple, also waiting, recognized me from my picture in YorksPast.  They invited … Continue reading

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YorksPast 200th Post; and The 10 Most Viewed Posts

YorksPast started with a post on July 26, 2012.  Ten months, to the day, later this is my 200th post.  Thus you’ve seen a brand new YorksPast post, on the average, 20 times per month. I’d like to thank everyone … Continue reading

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Are these Three Schools in or near Potato Town, North Codorus Township?

Last Friday Jim McClure posted at York Town Square: In search of Potato Town, York County, Pa.  Sue H. commented to that post, “I always heard Potato Town was along the creek between Stoverstown and Bair Station on Martin Rd. … Continue reading

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#48 National Cigar Manufacturing Company in West Manchester; Top 50 York County Factories at 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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