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Glen Rock Hose and Ladder Co. has protected ‘the Rock’ since 1901 – before-and-after views

Linked in/Neat stuff: Cold Springs Park recalled/Young George Washington on mural +++ The Glen Rock, Pa., Hose and Ladder Co.’s engine house was completed in 1904. This home base for the fire company, ‘Protector of the Rock since 1901’ as … Continue reading

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York building’s ornate entrance: ‘The marquee remains a topic of conversation’

In York, Pa.’s, South Queen Street neighborhood sits a building with a rather elaborate marquee. York Sunday News columnist Gordon Freireich has noticed this for years. So he explored why this building, in South Queen Street’s 100 block, sported such a facade. You can find Gordon’s educated guess about why the building bears the marquee below. But for now, it’s fair to point out that he’s not certain

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Trees, trains and chainsaws merge in Stewartstown, Pa.

Volunteers often work on historic Stewartstown Railroad’s station and rail line on weekends in this southeastern York County town. So in the aftermath of last week’s ice storm, they saw up branches that came down atop the station. It was just a different way of working on the railroad,

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Classic Caramel Co. to observe sweet 100th birthday in York, Pa.

Classic Caramel and its forerunners have made candy on quiet site near York, Pa.’s, William Penn High School for years – make that decades. What’s new is the application of color to interior and exteriors. The York Daily Record/Sunday News shows this color scheme here

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Part 6: Conewago Creek crossing near Manchester, Pa., hot spot for years

The old Elm Beach swimming hole on the Conewago near Manchester was quiet on a recent sunny Sunday afternoon. Not so, 80 years ago.

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Former Manchester-area resident seeking photos of Elm Beach, other trolley-related sites

Elm Beach, destination for thousands of York County, Pa., sunbathers along the Conewago Creek each summer in the first decades of the 20th century, was located in this vicinity. When the trolley quit running in the 1930s, that cut off … Continue reading

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