Daily Archives: March 27, 2008

William C. Goodridge: From slavery to success story – 4/20 iconic images

This mural of 19th-century York, Pa., businessman William C. Goodridge greets motorists and pedestrians as they head east on West Market Street. Among other businesses, it depicts Goodridge’s rail venture, believed to have been deployed as part of another transportation … Continue reading

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Going to market a longtime York County pastime – 3 of 20 iconic images

York County was blessed with engraver William Wagner, who drew the left part of this scene, and fellow artist Lewis Miller, who left a legacy of 19th-century scenes that tell us much about how people lived.

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