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Foustown: Glen Rock-area company town, now ghost town – Linked in to York County history, 3/18/13

Yorktownsquare.com covers early York County businesswoman Shinah Etting, Gettysburg 150 stories, lonely ghost town Foustown, and a sought-after Samurai sword.

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A crack, a lean and Mount Wolf’s smokestack came down: Linked in to York County history, Sept. 20, 2012

Yorktownsquare.com covers demolition of another smokestack in York County, a view of a piece of the Electric Map and Voith’s 135th anniversary.

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Welsh brought unique culture to corner of York County: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, Sept. 5, 2012

Yorktownsquare.com covers the old Gettysburg Cyclorama, what’s left of Foustown’s smokestack and Delta’s Old Line Museum.

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Glen Rock-area demolition team attacks Billy Foust’s stack

Part of the old smokestack at the former Foust distillery site in Springfield Township was pulled down Tuesday.

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Foustown, a company town now a ghost town, losing its landmark smokestack

By coincidence, two tall smokestacks are coming down in York County after standing for years.

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Not 1, but 2 York County smokestacks coming down: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, Aug. 26, 2012

Yorktownsquare.com blog covers Seven Valleys ice cream making, two towns named Foustown and two smokestacks facing demolition.

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Spirits put Foustown, the ghost town near Glen Rock, on the map

Foustown near Glen Rock, with its mortally wounded smokestack, is sometimes confused with Foustown, in Manchester Township.

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Foustown now a ghost town: Raid there once netted 300 barrels of quality firewater

The William Foust distillery outside Glen Rock was a village in itself. Only a smokestack, deteriorating superstructure and houses remain of this once-bustling company town in an undulating part of York County that serves as a reminder of one of … Continue reading

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