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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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York County History Mystery: This 1893 mansion’s makeover has given it new life

People love old houses around York County, Pa. This is a landmark mansion in a York County, Pa., town where it has stood for years – since 1893. It has been renovated since this photo was initially published, gained new tenants and is part of efforts to revive its town’s downtown. Can you ID this big house? Here’s the answer. Check out this story and photos about this grand, renovated place, including its most notable, longtime tenant.

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Bud’s Drive-In, York, Pa.: You’d phone in your order of deep fried dinner rolls from your booth

The York, Pa., Daily Record’s Paul Kuehnel spotted this 1940s Crosley at the 2400 block of South George Street, downhill from Joppa Road on the left. But what about Bud’s Drive-In? Joan Concilio’s Only in York County blog is the go-to place for answers about old eateries around York County, Pa. And her readers placed the restaurant along that stretch of South George Street. A distinctive about the eatery? You ordered your meal via telephone from your table.

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Hanover-area’s Conewago Chapel’s red-and-yellow umbrella awaiting first papal visit

Hanover-area’s Conewago Chapel’s red-and-yellow umbrella awaits first papal visit. The Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus in Conewago Township, Adams County, has basilica status, meaning it’s been deemed notable by the pope.

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Mining a rich vein of southwestern York Co.’s religious history – Part II

St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Hanover, Pa. also serves as a mini-museum. One exhibit is this beautiful 19th-century altar. Other posts of interest: Abe Lincoln, Gwyneth Paltrow passed through Porters Sideling and Dutch vs. English? York County debate still perking … Continue reading

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