Tag Archives: Hanover Fire Museum

The Orrs of York, Pa.: Family barbers have been cutting hair since the 1930s

Linked in/Neat stuff, below: Hanover looks at new fire museum/Those Codorus Eagles York County, like the rest of America, is facing the aging of its baby boomers and their down-the-road retirements. The York, Pa., Daily Record profiled three family owned … Continue reading

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In Red Lion: Working on the Maryland & Pennsylvania Railroad, Part II

Linked in/Neat stuff: Old Tanger Hardware/Hershey antique auto show The upcoming holiday season represents a favorite time to see model train displays around York County, Pa. Here’s a permanent display, a look at the Maryland and Pennsylvania Railroad line. It’s … Continue reading

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Pinterest of a different sort. What about this Katz is King pin? Linked in with neat York County history stuff, June 4, 2012

Neat stuff below:Helb Mansion/Hanover Fire Museum/Bottle cap exhibit/ Eric Lehmayer is one of those wonderful York countians who is interested in – and knowledgeable about – big events and small things from his home county’s past. This time, it’s a … Continue reading

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In this day of mergers, Hanover plans opening of not 1, but 2 museums: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, March 20, 2012

  The other day, Hanover unveiled plans for an expanded and relocated fire museum. Now comes 75th-anniversary plans by R.H. Sheppard Co. to develop a museum on the 500 block of Broadway in Hanover. The Hanover Evening Sun reports that … Continue reading

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