Monthly Archives: August 2012

A view of the old Whitehull Airport hanger today: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, Aug. 31, 2012

Yorktownsquare.com cover a blue moon, cleaning out York City Hall’s attic and Central York High School’s historians.

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The battling bands of White Oak Park: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, Aug. 30, 2012

A double CD set commemorates bands that played at this north side teen hangout.

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Glen Rock-area demolition team attacks Billy Foust’s stack

Part of the old smokestack at the former Foust distillery site in Springfield Township was pulled down Tuesday.

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Foustown, a company town now a ghost town, losing its landmark smokestack

By coincidence, two tall smokestacks are coming down in York County after standing for years.

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Fisherman about Codorus Creek in York: ‘Was pleasantly surprised by the variety of fish’

York City officials are including the Codorus Creek on its list of attributes to invest in and promote.

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Not 1, but 2 York County smokestacks coming down: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, Aug. 26, 2012

Yorktownsquare.com blog covers Seven Valleys ice cream making, two towns named Foustown and two smokestacks facing demolition.

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Times have left York’s once-exclusive Lafayette Club behind

The Lafayette Club is shutting down after 114 years including about 100 years in its current townhouse.

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Shoe Wizard Mahlon Haines’ life sparked new blogger’s interest in York County history

Stephen H. Smith has joined the suite of history bloggers at Yorkblog.com.

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Old, new Conewago bridges keep each other company: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, Aug. 23, 2012

Yorktownsquare.com covers the old Ganoga Bridge, the old Gettysburg Cyclorama and the soon to be demolished smokestack at the old Foust distillery.

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Spirits put Foustown, the ghost town near Glen Rock, on the map

Foustown near Glen Rock, with its mortally wounded smokestack, is sometimes confused with Foustown, in Manchester Township.

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