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This York County mystery place just looks like it has an interesting past. And it does.

History Mystery: This landmark served as a railroad hotel and eatery after it went up in 1883. It served as a stop for people coming into town from the‪ York County, Pa., countryside as well. It has been remodeled several times over the decades and serves as an eatery today. Can you locate this place? Answer: http://goo.gl/wmJL34.

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Colonial York, Pa.? No, try Victorian York, Pa.

This scene comes from the Brownstone building, annex to Martin Library. The finished parlor was shown to the public after renovations in 2005. Background posts: Dempwolf architects built York’s skyline, history, Striking architecture lined York’s South Duke Street and York … Continue reading

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York County library site brings together links for local research

The Brownstone building, whose interior is seen here, was incorporated into the Martin Library’s renovations in 2005. The York, Pa., library is part of the York County Library System, which has an ever-improving Web site, including a section for researchers … Continue reading

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