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7 more history quizzes to test your York smarts

It’s interesting how quickly we forget those who have built this community. I regularly put up photographs of these achievers on YDR’s Facebook page. Sometimes, the people of accomplishment receive little recognition. You can tell by the low number of likes, comments and shares on Facebook. Still, it’s important for us to know these greats, so we’ll keep telling their stories on Facebook and on this blog.

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Lake Lehman property as a York County park? ‘I want the Lake Club back’

The Lake Club in North Codorus Township, once popular home to sunbathers in southwestern York County, Pa., and beyond for years might become part of York County’s Park System.

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P.H. Glatfelter I to George Glatfelter II: 5 generations of Spring Grove papermakers

The Spring Grove, Pa., Glatfelter paper plant is shown in this drawing. The company, soon to celebrate its 150th anniversary, has grown from one plant in York County to an international papermaker. CEO George Glatfelter, descendant of the company’s founder … Continue reading

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How did Glatfelters get involved in Spring Grove papermaking?

Spring Grove, Pa., papermaker CEO George Glatfelter II talks about his decision to retire at year’s end from the company his family has operated since the 1860s, in this ydr.com video. Also of interest: A leading York County name: ‘Keeping … Continue reading

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Gift to York countian Millard Gladfelter: ‘Gladdie, who wears wonderful good after 25 years’

Millard E. Gladfelter rose from teaching in York County schools to the rank of president of Temple University. Background posts: Christ Lutheran is oldest York church – but how old? and Glatfelter, Morgan Smith head industrial legacy list and Glatfelter … Continue reading

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