Most popular York Town Square blog posts: Check out this top 10 list in August 2015

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This is one of scores of memorable photos coming from Red Land Little League‘s run for the Little League championship last month. The U.S. Little League champs brought Red Land to the attention of the world. And with that came the question: Where is Red Land? Two York Town Square posts exploring the whereabouts of Red Land earned spots 1 and 3 in pages viewed by readers in August 2015. Also of interest: Check out the most-viewed YorkTownSquare.com posts in 2013-2014.

And now, the top 10 … .

1. Where is the Red Land region, as in the Red Land Little League champs?

2. The First Post: 6 views of how Springettsbury Township s old Road House Restaurant

3. Where does the “red” in Red Land Little League come from?

4. When York College’s campus was small, and those reservoirs on the hill were uncovered

5. These 12 links will take you down memory lane in York County, Pa.

6. Hanover s Gitt Mansion: You can look down and see the town laid down before you

7. First Post, the former Road House restaurant now renovated in Springetts, welcomes first diners

8. York County, Pa.: Discover these 5 neat places in your own backyard

9. Check out this list of 18 York countians who have made it big

10. Former Hobbit House resident: We loved that house and the Elmwood neighborhood

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11. Brown’s Orchards and Farm Market of Loganville: I didn t know a peach tree from … .

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August marked the start of putting images from YorkTownSquare.com into YDR.com Media Center galleries. That captured a new audience – those who mine the York Daily Record platforms for interesting images – and increased the number of history pages viewed in the month by an amount in five figures. Here’s an example of one of those Media Center galleries, featuring Indian Steps Museum, via this post.

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10th birthday present: Yorkbloggers received this neat state award from Preservation Pa.

For people in the York County area, the online blogs at YorkBlog.com serve as both an information outlet and a platform…

Posted by Preservation Pennsylvania on Thursday, September 3, 2015

 

 

 

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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