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Change is seen in small towns – and big – around York County, Pa.

Linked in/Neat stuff: New owner for York Wallcovering/Historic Preservation matters Here’s Exhibit A indicating the transition of York County, Pa., from its industrial roots to a service and information economy. In this case, the example involves a cottage industry. Or … Continue reading

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Part II: Brook Leaf Love Nest tree house known as Hellam honeymoon spot

This is an unusual view of the Brook Leaf Love Nest, courtesy of York resident Dick Wilson. The honeymoon site, shown here in 1945, was constructed on the Howard Emig Farm in Hellam Township along Kreutz Creek. Two boys mugging … Continue reading

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10 questions to test your York, Pa., smarts, 2011 edition

A crane lifts York, Pa.’s, 2007 Christmas tree from a trailer and temporarily plants it in Continental Square. Citizens Bank, formerly First National Bank among other predecessors, sits in the background. The bank is closing that office in February. Also of … Continue reading

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Seven Gates of Hell: A history mystery of mythical proportions

Hellam Township’s website tells the story of one of York County’s most persistent myths – the presence of the Seven Gates of Hell. Also of interest: What do you think about those ghost stories linked to historic sites in York … Continue reading

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