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The Massive Grist Mills at York Haven

The first working canal in Pennsylvania opened on November 22, 1797. The canal was about one mile long, hugging the York County bank of the Susquehanna River from the top of the Conewago Falls, downriver to two locks at the … Continue reading

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Where I’ll be Speaking & Topics Available

ABOUT THE SPEAKER Stephen H. Smith is a retired Mechanical Engineer from York International Corporation and local Family History author. His book “Barshingers in America” won the top prize within the Genealogy and Family History category in the 2002 National … Continue reading

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Top 50 York County Sesqui-Centennial Factories

In 1899, York County celebrated its Sesqui-Centennial; the 150th anniversary of its creation on August 19, 1749, as the first Pennsylvania county completely west of the Susquehanna River. This summary post contains every link to the recently completed series on … Continue reading

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Cliff Satterthwaite Murals in York Haven Borough Hall

In the post First Working Canal in Pennsylvania was in York Haven I noted that Cliff Satterthwaite painted two large murals for the York Haven State Bank. The York Haven State Bank was taken over by Drovers Bank in 1978. The … Continue reading

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Readers Choose Top 10 Posts during February 2015; Appreciative of Post about York’s Changing Addresses

During the past month, I’ve heard from many family historians. All were very appreciative of my post where I explored why York’s addresses changed. Thanks for all of your comments and suggestions for future posts! I hope to see many … Continue reading

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York Haven Borough is gifted a Town Hall

I received several nice comments to both of my York Haven posts of last week. In the post First Working Canal in Pennsylvania was in York Haven I noted that Cliff Satterthwaite painted two large murals for the York Haven State … Continue reading

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#6 York Haven Paper Company; on the Site of One of the Earliest Canals in America

This southward looking aerial view of the York Haven Paper Mill (center) & York Haven Power Plant (lower left) is from the 1950s. The reason for locating a paper mill (and power plant) at this site can be traced to … Continue reading

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