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Change in Springettsbury Township, Pa. – Then: Near Avalong Farms. Now: BAM and Big Lots!

Linked in/Neat stuff, below: Gov. Tom Wolf in portrait/York famous food quiz Artist Cliff Satterthwaite labeled this photo as Avalong Homestead. I thought the Meadowbrook, now Christmas Tree Hill in that popular corner of Springettsbury Township deserved that label. So … Continue reading

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Is this York County, Pa.’s most recognizable farmhouse?

The Avalong farmhouse, now Christmas Tree Hill, in Springettsbury Township. The Willis House near Prospect Hill Cemetery. Forry Loucks Mansion, now Lauxmont’s farmhouse. Those are a some recognizable farmhouses around York County, Pa. But this modest house might be York County’s most recognizable farmhouse, although it didn’t gain that fame from farming. It was isolated, located in a hollow in the county’s backwoods, but is known to many. Can you ID this place?

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Avalong barn demolition: So, what’s the big deal?

A demolition team plied their craft on the Avalong Barn, taking down recently built structures at the Springettsbury Township landmark. The older part of the barn stands – for now.

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Korean War, ‘The Forgotten War,’ remembered: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, June 26, 2012

Neat stuff below: Eisenhart Wallcoverings/Avalong Farms/British in Felton Anniversary No. 62 of the start of the Korean War came and went quietly on Monday. That day marked the North Korean invasion of South Korea on June 25, 1950. The headline … Continue reading

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