Monthly Archives: November 2012

Elmwood Mansion book author: ‘I’m a determined sort of character’

Ann Small Niess has penned another book about York, Pa.’s Elmwood Mansion. ‘Hidden Secrets of Jacob’s House’ is a historic novel about Elmwood’s past residents.

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Women’s Club of York opens its beautiful building to the public: Linked in to history, Nov. 29, 2012

Yorktownsquare.com covers an upcoming Women’s Club of York event, the Journal of York County Heritage, how to learn about the Hex Murder and a new book about York College of Pennsylvania.

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Colonial York countians, statesmen caught lottery fever, too: Linked in to history, Nov. 28, 2012

Yorktownsquare.com covers links to an early American lottery that took place in York, the story of York’s first courthouse, the opening of Carriage Works Apartments, and Johnson Control’s proposed moved to Hopewell Township.

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What is more York County than Yorkco, now Johnson Controls?

Johnson Controls, heir to York Manufacturing and the long line of other York-area refrigeration and air conditioning names, is looking to move operations to Hopewell Township in southern York County.

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York Safe & Lock: How can I find information on my York-made safe?

York County auctioneer is expert on York Safe & Lock safes, locks and vaults.

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1 more quick fact about East Market Street’s Welcome to York sign: Linked in to history, Nov. 25, 2012

Yorktownsquare.com covers Market Street Welcome to York signs, Stewartstown Railroad open houses, Hearts and Minds’ Bookstore 30th anniversary and a visit with departing Congressman Todd Platts.

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5 quick facts about East Market Street’s Welcome to York sign

Yorktownsquare.com likes the ydr.com series ‘Exit Interviews,’ which explores neat stuff within a mile of Interstate 83 exits. And the blog even adds a little information to this informative series.

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York County congregation straddled Mason-Dixon Line: Linked in to history, Nov. 23, 2012

Yorktownsquare.com covers Bethlehem Steltz Church’s bid for national registry, the Hex Murder and the 4 millionth Harley-Davidson sold.

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Thanksgiving Day application to York, Pa. and the world: Good can come from bad

Thanksgiving theme in York, Pa. and to the ends of the world: Good can come from bad.

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Manchester Township’s White Oak Park – from amusement park to teen hangout: Linked in to history, Nov. 21, 2012

Yorktownsquare.com covers White Oak Park, the Shady Dell, Emigsville’s Emig Mansion and bald eagles over York County.

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