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The view from this York, Pa. mansion’s front porch

The Frey family, owners of a coal business in York, Pa., lived in this mansion for three generations. It later became offices for Buchart-Horn. Now a restaurant is moving in this South Richland Street mansion, appropriately called the Front Porch Cafe.

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History mystery doorknobs: Yes, they’re engraved with ‘YC,’ and they’re attached to what doors?

The York Daily Record/Sunday News’ photographer Chris Dunn captured these engraved doorknobs while on assignment recently. Where was that assignment, or more, directly, in what building do these doorknobs – and doors – reside? That’s the history mystery were posing here.

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York countian seeks info about his sister: ‘Her death was a painful time’ – Linked in to history, 1/18/13

Yorktownsquare.com covers Bruce Arians head coaching job for the Arizona Cardinals, Eugene DePasquale’s swearing in as state auditor general and a York countian’s quest for info on his sister.

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Treasures found after Ma & Pa Railroad’s Ore Valley train station came down

Interesting artifacts found on site of demolished railroad station in York Township.

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