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Early years of York Corporation presented in Dover

This illustration includes some of the key early founders and leaders of York Corporation. A talk on the early years of York Corporation will be presented Thursday August 17, 2017 at the meeting of the Greater Dover Historical Society. The … Continue reading

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Readers Choose Top 10 Posts during October 2015

Near the beginning of every month, I’m sharing with my readers the top 10 posts from the previous month. This month, I’ve initiated a single graphic, featuring illustrations from all top 10 posts; however giving greater space to the higher … Continue reading

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Initial YORK 275th Talk at York County Heritage Trust on November 14

I’ll be presenting “York & Leading Industries of the Gilded Age,” at the York County Heritage Trust for their Second Saturday program on November 14, 2015, at 10:30 a.m. in the Historical Society Museum; 250 East Market Street. As an … Continue reading

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YORKCO Presentation at Lower Windsor Area Historical Society on Monday November 2nd

Also … Other November Presentations I will be presenting “First 60-Years of York Corporation; from 1874 to 1934” at a meeting of the Lower Windsor Area Historical Society on Monday, November 2, 2015, at 6:30 p.m. The meeting is in … Continue reading

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Classic YORKCO Ads from 1930s; Part 4: Order your own Weather, York Air Conditioning

As a precursor to my talk From York Manufacturing Company to York Ice Machinery Corporation—The First Sixty Years of York Corporation, this is the fourth of a series of posts showcasing YORKCO ads from the 1930s.  This talk will initially … Continue reading

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Classic YORKCO Ads from 1930s; Part 3: The University of Air Conditioning

As a precursor to my talk From York Manufacturing Company to York Ice Machinery Corporation—The First Sixty Years of York Corporation, this is the third of a series of posts showcasing YORKCO ads from the 1930s.  This talk will initially … Continue reading

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Classic YORKCO Ads from 1930s; Part 2: World’s Largest Cooling System for Air Conditioning Purposes

As a precursor to my talk From York Manufacturing Company to York Ice Machinery Corporation—The First Sixty Years of York Corporation, this is the second of a series of posts showcasing YORKCO ads from the 1930s.  This talk will initially … Continue reading

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Classic YORKCO Ads from 1930s; Part 1: Preserving The Records of a Nation

As a precursor to my talk From York Manufacturing Company to York Ice Machinery Corporation—The First Sixty Years of York Corporation, this is the first of a series of posts showcasing YORKCO ads from the 1930s.  This talk will initially … Continue reading

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Yorkco’s Grantley Plant located on an 80-acre 1880s Estate called “Oakland”

On what is now Grantley Hill adjacent to Wyndham Hills, stood the mansion of George Small, a member of the prominent York firm P. A. & S. Small.  During 1878 the residence was named “Grantley” in honor of Mary Grant, … Continue reading

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