This York, Pa., building, mysterious for years, now is used as a crematorium

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This York County, Pa., building and its smokestack have brought up all kinds of stories, often spooky, over the years. One persistent rumor was that it was used to burn bodies. The odd thing is that it’s now used as a crematorium. So where does this still mysterious building stand? Btw, what was its original use? Answer. Also of interest: Check out scores of additional quizzes and fun tests.

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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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