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Ghost signs in Glen Rock, Pa.: They have new life for rail trail users to enjoy

Advertisers have long done what it takes to reach prospective buyers, with messages small – and large. So when trains stopped or passed through Glen Rock in the late 1930s, they received the message from these two advertisers – Seigman’s & Wherleys and Wrigley gum.

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That was Tropical Storm Agnes: ‘My mother-in-law … they took her out of the second story window by boat’

This History Mystery quiz captured the interest of York, Pa., Daily Record Facebook readers. It reached more than 50,000 and attracted, 268 likes, 134 comments and 226 shares. One commenter remembered:  ‘My mother-in-law lived on the corner and they took her … Continue reading

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Glen Rock’s Ruins Hall: What was on that site that became ruins?

Ruins Hall is a new event venue in Glen Rock, Pa. In fact, such an event is schedule for Saturday, May 30. That’s the Glen Rock Arts and Brewfest.
‘The concrete structure (of Ruins Hall) lends itself to being a good event space for block parties and live music festivals,’ an event organizer told FlipSidePa. So a question that emerges: What was on this site that became ruins?

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The last picture show: Glen Rock’s Glen Theatre

The Glen Theatre is York County’s last active community movie house other than the Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center in York.

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Otts Hufnagel writes about Glen Rock’s first mill, aka, the Glen Rock Mill Inn

John ‘Otts’ Hufnagel has penned a book, ‘Glen Rock, Its Early Years and Its First Mill,’ exploring the long history of Glen Rock’s landmark mill, aka the Glen Rock Mill Inn.

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Glen Rock Mill Inn: ‘They are happy to see it open again’

Riders on York County’s rail trail can ride past the venerable Glen Rock Mill Inn. The mill greeted numerous luminaries passing through the southern York County town when the Northern Central Railroad operated. That included Abraham Lincoln on his way to … Continue reading

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