Tag Archives: Dallastown Area Historical Society

York County’s history mystery school: Where did this old clapboard one-room school sit?

Some day, we’ll post photos of all former one-room schools in York County, Pa. Well, we might not get them all, but when we run across them, we like putting them up on here. Here’s one submitted to the York Daily Record. Can you locate it?

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A Dallastown mystery, Part 2: The case of the unidentified photographs – Linked in with neat York County history stuff, July 16, 2012

James McClure’s yorktownsquare.com post includes coverage of cockfighting, a mortar demonstration and mystery photos awaiting identification.

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A Dallastown mystery: The case of the unidentified photographs

The Dallastown Area Historical Society has put a bunch of unidentified photos on the Web for people to lend their hand in identifying. Meanwhile, if anyone wants to meet the minds behind the society, a work meeting is set from … Continue reading

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York City directory first step in finding history of a house

This postcard, courtesy of Betsy Baird and the Dallastown Area Historical Society’s Tumblr account, shows the town with its assortment of housing lining a street. What would you do if you wanted to research one of these houses. (Some ideas … Continue reading

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