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Meadowbrook: The Springettsbury mansion that tobacco built

The Meadowbrook mansion, seen here in a Picturing History’s combined then & now photo, is one of several examples of mansions that York County tobacco built. The Springettsbury Township home was the summer residence of Edwin Myers, who was in the leaf tobacco business in the late 1800s.

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Mother Goose teaches York County history lessons

Springettsbury Township’s Meadowbrook Mansion looms in the background as riders and horses strike a pose. At the turn of the 20th century, Edwin Myers (tobacco business) brought this Georgian Revival look to the mansion. Many stories are attached to the … Continue reading

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