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York County History Mystery: This 1893 mansion’s makeover has given it new life

People love old houses around York County, Pa. This is a landmark mansion in a York County, Pa., town where it has stood for years – since 1893. It has been renovated since this photo was initially published, gained new tenants and is part of efforts to revive its town’s downtown. Can you ID this big house? Here’s the answer. Check out this story and photos about this grand, renovated place, including its most notable, longtime tenant.

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York, Pa.-Bamberg, S.C., family connection looks to Isaac Nimmons as the patriarch

Isaac Nimmons is the patriarch of many black families in York who trace their roots to Bamberg, S.C.

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