Daily Archives: February 10, 2010

‘Pumpkin Flood’ inundated properties of early York countians, but 1817 high water killed 10

High waters from the Pumpkin Food of 1784 pulled pumpkins downstream. This Lewis Miller drawing shows a later flood that caused other floating objects. High waters on Codorus Creek in York, Pa., in 1817, broke loose bottles from a brewhouse … Continue reading

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