Mount Wolf borough sits in the center of this undated picture. That road running diagonally starting at about 7 o’clock gives it away – the longtime main connector between Mount Wolf and its neighboring borough, Manchester. The terrain looks flat here, of course, but it’s actually rolling. The town was a summit on the railroad, the source of ‘Mount.’ Interest is growing in Mount Wolf, Pennsylvania gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf’s home in boyhood and adulthood. Also of interest: Wolf Man. Wolfchester. No, the Village of Mount Wolf.
For years, Charles Stambaugh has been involved with Mount Wolf’s history documentation, 2010 centennial, website, and museum planning. He even has an official Mount Wolf job, as the borough’s tax collector.
So he knows what’s going on in Mount Wolf, and what is going on is that people from far and wide are interested in this borough of about 1,400.
“We reprinted our history book, and they are selling like hot cakes, and our website is seeing a lot of traffic,” he told York Daily Record photographer Paul Kuehnel. “Everyone is interested in where the possible new governor lives.”
That candidate for governor, of course, is Mount Wolf’s own Tom Wolf.
So inspired by Charlie’s enthusiasm about Mount Wolf, we, too, will try to be helpful by hereby providing 10 links about Mount Wolf, past and present: Continue reading “Getting to know Mount Wolf, Tom Wolf’s hometown, in 10 easy links” »