Daily Archives: October 23, 2006

York native, Pa. Gov. George Leader cleared dam plan

Gov. George M. Leader signs plans on March 19, 1958, for constructing the dam which formed the lake that became the centerpiece of Gifford Pinchot State Park in northern York County. Legislative aid and brother Henry B. Leader looks on. … Continue reading

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S. Morgan Smith and P.H. Glatfelter head list of York County industrial movers and shakers

Want to debate the York County manufacturer of yore who left the most impressive legacy? Two from the 19th-century immediately come to the top of my list: P.H. Glatfelter I and S. Morgan Smith… .

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