Monthly Archives: January 2013

Keystone Color Works building to be brushed up for artspace? Linked in to history, 1/31/13

Yorktownsquare.com covers a million dollar nickel, Artspace coming to downtown York buildings and efforts are under way to rehab the old one-room schoolhouse in Roundtown.

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‘Downton Abbey’ Tea Tuesday and black history jazz time at the York County HeritageTrust

‘Downton Abbey’ Tea Tuesday and black history jazz time planned at the York County Heritage Trust.

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Pen reportedly used for Civil War surrender linked to York County (by a thin line). Linked in to history, 1/29/13

Yorktownsquare.com covers York native and millionaire Jacob Tome, Rescue Fire Co.’s new owners, quarrying in York and York County’s potential tie to a famous Civil War pen.

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Lincoln Woods Inn waitresses enjoyed meeting John F. Kennedy: Linked in to history, 1/28/13

Yorktownsquare.com covers John F. Kennedy’s visit to York County in 1960, Civil War 150, noted scientists from York and the latest installment of Exit Interviews featuring York Divers.

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Steam into History Inc.’s locomotive is steaming into York County’s story

Construction of a locomotive that will give the steam for Steam into History’s excursion service will be finished in time for the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg in mid-2013.

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York’s Rescue Fire Company, Mack the Fire Horse’s former home, now a private residence

The nicely remodeled landmark Rescue Fire Company No. 4 building in York, Pa., now serves as a private residence.

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York Central Market’s 125th birthday: ‘This is one story you won’t want to miss’

York’s Central Market is observing its 125th anniversary this year, and memories are flowing from those who have enjoyed its expanse and delicacies over the years

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Apple flies York County’s largest flag, but how big was its most famous banner?

Apple Automotive Group, along Route 30 in York, is flying a large flag measuring 25 by 40 feet. A spokesman for this complex of automotive brands says its the largest American flag flying in York County. (See a drawing of … Continue reading

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Precarious perch above York County, Pa., Part II

Two cranes, capable of reaching about 180 feet high, help technicians work on the Sprint phone network atop an old Met Ed steam plant smokestack in downtown York

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Burning Bridge Tavern takes name from major Civil War moment: Linked in to history, 1/22/13

The Burning Bridge Tavern in Wrightsville is named after the bridge that the Union Army burned to keep invading Confederates from crossing in the Civil War. The building, a longtime tavern, sustained its own fire in 2008.

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