Tag Archives: The Manor of Springettsbury

Readers Choose Top 10 Posts during March 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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Tale of the Springettsbury Township Crest

This plate contains an early version of the Springettsbury Township Crest. I purchased this plate on eBay recently; it has a Pfaltzgraff imprint on the bottom, however it is not dateable otherwise. If you are reading this on the Ydr.com … Continue reading

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Springettsbury and the Knight, Sir William Springett

Arundel Castle was built in the 11th Century and is located south of London. Ships sailed to and from Arundel; a five-mile journey along the River Arun to the English Channel. During the English Civil War (1642-45), William Cromwell’s Parliamentary … Continue reading

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Dr. Neal O. Hively Connected Draft Map of The Manor of Springettsbury

This is the same illustration that began yesterdays post 1860 Buildings 21-30 in South Region of Springettsbury Township; with one exception. A partly transparent overlay of the corresponding section of Neal Otto Hively’s Connected Draft Warrant MAP 20 of The … Continue reading

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Earliest Landowners; 1860 Buildings 1-10 in East Region of Springettsbury Township

Surnames: Ferree, Fritz, Miller, Strickler This is the same illustration that began my post 1860 Buildings 1-10 in East Region of Springettsbury Township; with one exception.  A faint transparent overlay of the corresponding section of Neal Otto Hively’s Connected Draft … Continue reading

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Original Route of the Monocacy Road in Eastern York County?

Quoting three lines within a 1912 article on the Shultz House by Dr. I. H. Betz; appearing in the January 27th, 1912 issue of The Gazette: The Monocacy road, extending from the Susquehanna to the Potomac rivers, was laid out … Continue reading

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