Tag Archives: Fawn Grove

This former Major Leaguer came from Red Land, home of the U.S. Little League winner. Can you ID him?

This former Major League baseball player is from Goldsboro, the area covered by the U.S. Little League champs from the Red Land Little League. This achieving athlete, one of the most accomplished baseball players to come from York County, Pa., … Continue reading

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6 views of York, Pa.’s, Royal Square, then and now

This shows the facade and showroom for Anderson Motor Co., King and Queen streets in York, Pa. It has since been removed and what remained was known for years as the Bond Sanitary Products building. Today, it’s called The Bond, … Continue reading

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Maryland’s Eden Mill Nature Center offers high dam, intact mill

At YorkTownSquare, we like to help you discover new places to explore, to increase your sense of discovery about York County and surrounding areas. This one comes from a surrounding area – Pylesville, Md., just south of the Mason-Dixon Line. It’s Eden Mill, part of the Eden Mill Nature Center.

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This low-flying military plane came and left the sky over York County’s safely. Not all have

This low-flying plane, captured by YDR Facebook reader Jen Coates, flew over York County Friday evening causing a record flurry of comments and other photos on that FB page. Someone at Delaware’s Dover Air Force Base thought it was a C-17 Air Force plane, after examining a photograph.

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York County’s Maize Quest unveils scary but pettable farm critters

Hugh McPherson owns Maize Quest in southeastern York County, Pa., and that gives him standing to mount ‘tire-saurus’ This scary attraction on this Fawn Grove-area farm and a similarly vulcanized sea serpent are among the 30 things to do at the park. The farm-turned-amusement park is an example used by farmers for centuries to generate revenue from non-traditional sources on their properties. An age-old example – perhaps this is a traditional souce, come to think of it – is the operation of stills to turn excess grain into spirits.

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‘Terrible fracture’ death lays rest to claims that modern York County journalism is sensational

Two days after Christmas in 1899, The York Gazette published this report about the death of an elderly man in Fawn Grove, in southeastern York County, Pa. Also of interest: York County, Pa., journalism goes back to the future and … Continue reading

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