Stories and photos about the Lafayette Club, for years the bastion of York’s elite, are always popular with readers. It’s their opportunity to see inside this mansion, a men’s-only place for much of its long history that ended in 2012. Last month, news that York College of Pennsylvania had acquired the old mansion to use as a Center for Community Engagement brought the former club back into the news. And it scored 10th on the most-viewed list on YorkTownSquare.com in September. Also of interest: Most popular York Town Square blog posts: Check out this top 10 list in August 2015.
Check out the rest of the Top 10 list – and more Lafayette Club photographs from YDR’s archives – below … .
An often-overlooked plaque on the club, devoted to an often-overlooked war around York County – World War I.
Several years ago, then-President John Bailey led a tour to the cupola atop the Lafayette Club. Here’s the bird’s-eye view of the city at East Market and Duke streets.
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