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Testing your knowledge about York, Pa., history: Where did York County Academy stand?

Other quizzes below: What’s that umbrella doing in an area church/York’s fatal Lassa fever case History Mystery: When York Little Theatre was five years old, it operated out of the late 1700s York County Academy. That academy building was demolished … Continue reading

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What life was like in downtown York, Pa., in World War II

Linked in/Neat stuff, below: Jim Getty, Lincoln re-enactor, passes away/Think Loud’s signal tower What was life like in downtown York, Pa., in World War II? This photo of York, by way of the Stewartstown Historical Society, shows George and Philadelphia … Continue reading

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Another 5 neat places to discover in York County’s backyard

People know about Brown’s produce. And gifts. And eatery. And ice cream. But this slice of Loganville’s Brown’s Orchards and Farm Market can be overlooked. It’s a garden filled with natural plants – the Scott Brown Memorial Garden. It’s right … Continue reading

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Most popular York Town Square blog posts: Check out this top 10 list in August 2015

This is one of scores of memorable photos coming from Red Land Little League’s run for the Little League championship last month. The U.S. Little League champs brought Red Land to the attention of the world. And with that came the question: Where is Red Land? Two York Town Square posts exploring the whereabouts of Red Land earned spots 1 and 3 in pages viewed by readers in August 2015.

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This York County, Pa., mystery estate sits on a hillside, but its putting green is flat

This beautiful ‪‎York County, Pa.,‬ estate, now a library and wedding venue, retains the putting green used by its owner. Where is this hillside estate? Have you been up there for an event?

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History Mystery people of York County, Pa.: Test your knowledge

This week’s History Mystery quiz focuses on people. It’s amazing – and a bit sad – that once well-known York countians pass from the public scene and blend into history. So consider this quiz – and other YorkTownSquare.com posts an effort to remind folks of those who built this county. (OK, there are a couple of places in here, too.)

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This photo surely shows York County at its best, Part III

Linked in/Neat stuff: Spring Grove Museum /White Rose Photo Engravers This postcard scene shows a rite of all around York County, Pa. – wagon rides through the countryside. This scene shows such a scenic trip at Brown’s Orchards Yellow Church … Continue reading

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Images explain changes in York County factories, farms – Iconic photos 28-29/31

Harvey Bradley studies the York, Pa., Bradley-made block that the hook will be hung from.  (See the iconic farm image below.) Background posts: York, Pa. made big, heavy things – and was immensely proud of it, Bradley Lifting’s boss Harvey … Continue reading

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Brown’s Orchards and Farm Market of Loganville: ‘I didn’t know a peach tree from an apple tree, but we learned quickly.’

Loganville’s landmark Brown’s Orchards & Farm Market started as a roadside stand and has since expanded into a 29,000-square-foot market. Background posts: Glatfelter, Farquhar, Shipley: Insights from local greats and Horn Farm: ‘A very special living history memorial to those … Continue reading

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