Daily Archives: March 6, 2008

Whatever happened to York County’s Hungerford?

The Stewartstown Railroad, operational in 1885, helped businesses in villages along its path get their products to market in the way that an interstate helps grow businesses around its interchanges. Hungerford, south of Shrewsbury, was one such town. The railroad, … Continue reading

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Carrie Nation in York, Pa.: ‘If you keep smoking those things …’

Carrie Nation visited York County for a week-long campaign against drinking and smoking in 1907. She addressed a large gathering at Highland Park in West Manchester Township. Her address might have taken place in the park theater, pictured above. The … Continue reading

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