Daily Archives: July 2, 2008

Scenic Yellow Breeches snakes along York County’s northern boundary

The Yellow Breeches Creek is an appealing recreational waterway. But there are dangers on even the most scenic streams. Background posts: ‘The Edison of the Cumberland Valley’, When the bridge over the Codorus moved and Picturesque bridges going way of … Continue reading

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Windsor: Home of ‘stately old houses that may appear to be miniature castles’

York County’s borough of Windsor shortened its name from the Windsor Township village of Windsorville when it was incorporated in 1905. The sleepy town today bustled 75 years ago with trolley traffic and cigar factories. Background posts: York County cigars: … Continue reading

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