Tag Archives: Codorus Township

A York County Flag Day story: Vietnam War friend recalls Eckhard G. Brenker, who died in uniform

Linked in/Neat stuff, below: Hanover Civil War walking tour/Spotting vintage items at yard sales All roads, indeed, lead to York. Well-known York countians Charlie  and Mary Anne Bacas were on a getaway in Rehoboth, Del., enjoying the Prime Hook National Wildlife … Continue reading

Posted in Antiquing & artifacts, Archives, all posts, Events, Explanations/controversy, Farms, fields & mills, For photo fans, Local journalism & Web, Local landmarks, Nostalgia & memories, Unsung/obscure sites, Vietnam War, War, Wheels of York | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Bowling Green Speedway: Midget cars bottomed out on opening day at old racetrack

Linked in/Neat stuff: Playland skating rink/Camp Betty Washington Codorus Township is so quiet today that it’s hard to believe that that hundreds and hundreds of people would go to this remote part of York County to see auto racing on … Continue reading

Posted in Archives, all posts, Art & artists, Civil War, Cliff Satterthwaite, Explanations/controversy, Farms, fields & mills, For photo fans, Linked in/neat stuff, Local journalism & Web, Local landmarks, Music & musicians, Nostalgia & memories, Unsung/obscure sites, Wheels of York | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Bowling Green Speedway: Midget cars bottomed out on opening day at old racetrack

York County slate mining 21st-century style: Linked in with neat history stuff, Feb. 6, 2012

  Slate mining was a primary occupation among the Welsh in southeastern York County, Pa., from about 1850 to World War I. But here Joey L. Wildasin of Joey L. Wildasin Slate Roofing mines slates in a different way. He … Continue reading

Posted in Archives, all posts, Delta Welsh quarryman, Farms, fields & mills, For photo fans, Genealogy/research, Linked in/neat stuff, Local landmarks, Longtime York families, Mail bag, Nostalgia & memories, People, Small-town life, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on York County slate mining 21st-century style: Linked in with neat history stuff, Feb. 6, 2012

Pierceville, York County, Pa. Where is that?

The Mummert farm rests along Fair School Road in the Pierceville Run District in southwestern York County. A caption with this photograph, from the York, Pa., Daily Record/Sunday News, states: ‘The buildings, fields, tree lines and wood lots tell the … Continue reading

Posted in Archives, all posts, Explanations/controversy, Farms, fields & mills, For photo fans, Local journalism & Web, Local landmarks, Longtime York families, Nostalgia & memories, People, Small-town life, The Pennsylvania Dutch, Unsung/obscure sites | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Pierceville, York County, Pa. Where is that?

Codorus Township, in southwestern York County, actually sits out in the Sticks

Each Wednesday, Earl Thoman’s woodworking shop in Codorus Township serves as a place to solve the world’s problems. York, Pa., Daily Record/Sunday News reporter Lauren Boyer recently caught up with this gathering of men, who were enjoying coffee and cookies … Continue reading

Posted in Archives, all posts, Explanations/controversy, For photo fans, Genealogy/research, God & York County, Local journalism & Web, Nostalgia & memories, People, Small-town life, York County's towns | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Codorus Township, in southwestern York County, actually sits out in the Sticks