Daily Archives: December 29, 2007

York County’s, Wellsville’s one-room schools, by the numbers

Judy Weber of the Wellsville Area Histocial Society ‘teaches a lesson’ about the borough’s one-room school house. The building is undergoing restoration. Background posts: ‘Yesteryears’ southern York County sites – Part II, Hidden Loucks School reflects past way of York … Continue reading

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Katharine Beecher: ‘Legacies,’ Part I

Katharine Beecher started a small candy company in the 1930s. Defense contracts in World War II helped her company, as it did many York County businesses. Katharine Beecher’s son, Henry Beecher, kept the business in the family for 22 years … Continue reading

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