Tag Archives: Avalong’s

How York, Pa., kept its cool in the Roaring Twenties

Love these old postcards, and there are 75 more over at YDR’s Media Center. This, of course, is the old Farquhar Park pool or Boys Club Pool etc. This is one of the most compelling scenes I’ve seen of the often-depicted swimming spot, indicating the northwest York City pool’s popularity in 1924.

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Angel tree rises at York County’s Pleasant Acres. That works.

An angel tree at Pleasant Acres. That’s about right. A white pine chainsawed into an angel now greets you at the entrance of Pleasant Acres Nursing Home in Springettsbury Township. This is another example of chainsaw art that is going up all over York County.

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When Avalong’s putt-putt golf drew people to Springettsbury Township corner

Linked in/Neat stuff: Morris Pharmacy & the Yosts/One-roomer in Glen Rock Now that Memorial Day has passed, your mind goes to past days of summer recreation. Here, Cliff Satterthwaite captures the long-gone miniature golf course near Avalong Restaurant. This was … Continue reading

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Avalong barn family member: ‘This is an opportunity to create … not demolish a part of the past’

Avalong Farm family members believe the old landmark barn in Springettsbury Township, most recently the Pfaltzgraff pottery outlet store, will come down soon to make way for a bank.

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A tow plow? One can only hope it never comes your way: Linked in to York County history, 3/7/13

Yorktownsquare.com covers the doomed Avalong barn, Bowen & McLaughlin’s start in York, Gettysburg tourism, and a truck body reportedly made in York

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How to get your photographs before thousands of eyes: Linked in to York County history, Nov. 3, 2012

Yorktownsquare.com covers a longtime York County stained-glass window market, Avalong Restaurant, Camp Security and a source for penny postcards.

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Imagine. Before there was York, Pa., there was York, England: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, Aug. 2, 2012

Yorktownsquare.com blog covers the annual Book Blast, Avalong’s broasted chicken and what WSBA’s call letters stand for.

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