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When residents admire York County architecture, they put church buildings on their most-viewed lists

York countians love to talk about the wonderful architecture around here. And they also are eager to engage when significant architecture is found in houses of worship. In fact, church buildings are among York County, Pa.’s, most best-known and admired architectural prizes. This one, for example. The way the congregation lights it up – a beacon to motorists driving along Interstate 83 and the old Lincoln Highway.

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Along York’s West Philadelphia Street: One spot says a lot

Linked in/Neat stuff: Tanger Hardware building’s tenant/Fire equipment displayed Ten years ago, this scene captured one of several new projects sprouting around York. It says a lot. You have the Susquehanna Commerce Center, prime professional office space, that went up on … Continue reading

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A study of contrasts in Bair Station: Defense industry sits in peace with prime agriculture

Bair-based BAE, seen from the air in this file photograph, has been in York County, Pa., since 1948 and at this West Manchester site after 1960. It’s location forms an interesting contrast – this maker of war machines nestled in this peaceful, largely agricultural part of York County. It’s heavy industry sitting among prime agriculture.

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Decision at Hanover’s Tropical Treat – Fat boy or Italian steak? Linked in to York County history, 3/17/13

Yorktownsquare.com presents rare interior photographs of Bair’s BAE, Gettysburg150 social media, a Seven Valley’s distillery and the annual seasonal reopening of Hanover-area’s Crabbs Tropical Treat.

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Memories and musings about the old Eastern Market: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, May 6, 2012

Also below: Route 30 in film/Good, bad times at BAE/Civil War display The old Eastern Market, mostly shrouded by a garage from public view along East Market Street, was one  of five covered markethouses operating for years in York. It … Continue reading

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Judge Chuck Patterson in official portrait: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, Nov. 25, 2011

Marked with bunting, Judge Chuck Patterson’s portrait is displayed in the York County, Pa., Judicial Center’s lobby. Judge Patterson died this week. York County Common Pleas Court judges receive such official portraits. Judge Patterson’s funeral is set for Saturday. An … Continue reading

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When BAE was known as BMY – Bowen & McLaughlin York: Linked in with neat history stuff

A York Chamber of Commerce publication in 1950 touted its role in bringing defense contractor Bowen & McLaughlin to York. That company and others – Lyon Metal Products, Cathy Suit Company, Nelly Ann Dress Co. and Masell Manufacturing – helped … Continue reading

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York County’s BAE links BMY and Bofors and battered vehicles in Bair

A silo in a neighboring farm overlooks BAE’s West Manchester Township (Pa.) plant, where rows of Bradley vehicles are ready for action, in this 2005 York Daily Record/Sunday News file vehicle. (See additional photo below.) Background posts: Jeep prototype has … Continue reading

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