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7 reasons why Indian Steps Museum stands as ‘an amazing place … in York County’

Indian Steps Museum, along the Susquehanna River in southeastern York County, Pa., is seen several years ago after heavy rains damaged the grounds. John E. Vandersloot, a York attorney, built what would become a York County landmark, in stages starting in 1910.

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1896-vintage Fissel’s one-room school helps illustrate past and present

Fissel’s School is one of York County’s most prominent one-room school houses. It’s been restored, and it’s modest size is contrasted against nearby modern schools. The Glen Rock, Pa., Historic Preservation Society wrote about the school: ‘Today, Fissel’s School stands as a monument to our system of education. It’s location offers an excellent contrast to the past and present, for it stands just a short distance away from Susquehannock High School, Southern Middle and Southern Elementary School.’

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