This York, Pa., building has housed a market and BizTown. But why was it built?

In commenting on this YDR Facebook History Mystery post (click on comments icon to see), some people think this is the old Stetler Dodge building. Close – as in across the street – but not quite right. So why was this South George Street building built? And after that original use, it played a temporary role as the successor to the demolished York City Market. So it has been a market house and educational venue for young businessmen and businesswomen. Now, we’re in the hunt for why it was built? If you enjoyed this quiz, check out 5 more History Mystery quizzes below. Also of interest: See how you do on these past quizzes and (fun) tests.

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About Jim McClure

Editor of the York Daily Record/Sunday News, ydr.com and its many digital products. Journalism/history blogger: yorktownsquare.com. Author or co-author of seven York County, Pa., history books.

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