Tag Archives: East Market Street

It’s 90 years old, but the 11-story Yorktowne Hotel still stands tall

Linked in/Neat stuff below: Hanover Theater back in news/New use of old York church? Yorktowne Hotel G.M. Rick Cunningham stands atop the 11-story landmark that is celebrating its 90th birthday this weekend. That’s one grand milestone. This scene was captured … Continue reading

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Old Lincoln Highway in York County made it possible to get from here to there

A 100th-anniversary Lincoln Highway motorcade will pass through York in June on its way to Kearney, Neb., half-way point on the old trans-continental highway.

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1 more quick fact about East Market Street’s Welcome to York sign: Linked in to history, Nov. 25, 2012

Yorktownsquare.com covers Market Street Welcome to York signs, Stewartstown Railroad open houses, Hearts and Minds’ Bookstore 30th anniversary and a visit with departing Congressman Todd Platts.

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5 quick facts about East Market Street’s Welcome to York sign

Yorktownsquare.com likes the ydr.com series ‘Exit Interviews,’ which explores neat stuff within a mile of Interstate 83 exits. And the blog even adds a little information to this informative series.

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Thanksgiving Day application to York, Pa. and the world: Good can come from bad

Thanksgiving theme in York, Pa. and to the ends of the world: Good can come from bad.

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Can you date this photograph? Is it from York in the first place? Linked in with neat York County history stuff, May 16, 2012

More stuff below: Wheels of York/Scott Butcher tour/Achieving women Gretchen Smith is looking for a little help about the date of the above photograph, presumably from York’s East Market Street. Can any history sleuths lend her a hand?  Blake Stough’s … Continue reading

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Unwelcome to York, Pa.: Linked in with neat history stuff – Dec. 16, 2009

York (Pa.) Daily Record/Sunday News photographer Paul Kuehnel insightfully captures a mixed message facing motorists heading into York from the east. Consultant Roger Brooks is among those advocate a return to two-way traffic on East Market Street, in part, to … Continue reading

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