Daily Archives: August 8, 2007

When York County undertakers served as woodworkers … and vice versa

Jan Weitkamp of York Township shops the Zarfos Furniture Store in Red Lion. Weitkamp would visit the store with her parents and later bought her own furniture from Zarfos. A century ago, her family would have used the store’s undertaking … Continue reading

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For sale: 100-year-old fortress-like York County prison

Eric Gearhart stands near what he called the ‘hanging hook,’ the gallows area in the old York County (Pa.) Prison on Chestnut Street in York. The prison, owned by Gearhart’s parents, is for sale for $3.9 million. So the old … Continue reading

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