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Glen Rock Hose and Ladder Co. has protected ‘the Rock’ since 1901 – before-and-after views

Linked in/Neat stuff: Cold Springs Park recalled/Young George Washington on mural +++ The Glen Rock, Pa., Hose and Ladder Co.’s engine house was completed in 1904. This home base for the fire company, ‘Protector of the Rock since 1901’ as … Continue reading

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Before Gettysburg, defenses against the Rebel advance stretched far into Pennsylvania

Everett, Pa., is 70 miles from Gettysburg, and add on another 10 miles to Snake Springs Gap. So this bearing sign the familiar ‘Gettysburg Campaign’ title is long way from where the big battle took place in July 1863. This marker indicates how far the alarm of Robert E. Lee’s campaign of 1863 spread. And as usual when a big event occurs, York County touched this point in the mountains of western Pennsylvania, however gently.

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Yorkers are discovering Brigadoon-like Bedford, Pa.

The Bedford Springs Hotel is a must-visit if you’re in Bedford, Pa. The Omni resort takes you back 150 years when President James Buchanan, a Pennsylvania native, visited there. You don’t have to stay there to enjoy the resort. Walk-ins can eat at its several restaurants, enjoy its spa and visit its shops. Or just sit in its library and soak in the history.

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York County’s Gravity Hill is where ‘down is up,’ and that’s no Halloween tale

York County has a Gravity Hill where down seems to be up, and that’s no Halloween tale

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