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How do you move a York, Pa., house? Mules and greased logs are out of style

How do you move a house today? In East Manchester Township this week, a house was moved via remote control. This rancher, in the Gross family for years, was moved to make way for a mammoth warehouse. In 1905, a prominent York Pa., farmhouse was moved via mules and greased logs.

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Elmwood Mansion book author: ‘I’m a determined sort of character’

Ann Small Niess has penned another book about York, Pa.’s Elmwood Mansion. ‘Hidden Secrets of Jacob’s House’ is a historic novel about Elmwood’s past residents.

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York County landmark Elmwood Mansion: ‘Do you know where the house originally stood?’

The late Jeffrey Bortner, prominent York County (Pa.) attorney sketched this layout of the Elmwood farm in Spring Garden Township. His parents rented the miller’s house at Elmwood and Jeffrey Bortner grew up there before entering the service in World … Continue reading

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In new book, former resident profiles York, Pa.’s, elegant Elmwood Mansion

Ann Small Niess, resident of the Elmwood Mansion from 1923-1947, writes about the intriguing East York structure in a book released this week. The mansion now serves as a conference center for Memorial Hospital.  The Elmwood House has long been … Continue reading

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