Tag Archives: Historic York

Springettsbury farmhouse provided a telling, troubling story about York County

Springettsbury farmhouse, part of Spring Valley Peacock Farms, provided a telling, troubling story about York County

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Scott Butcher’s new book explains best of American architecture: Linked in to history, Dec. 5, 2012

Yorktownsquare.com covers a new Scott Butcher book, a movement to buy local food, details about York County’s original courthouse and a plea to preserve the old York County Prison on Chestnut Street

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Got a question about York County’s people, places or things? Here are some answers

Here’s a list of frequently asked questions – and answers – for those with queries about York County history, places and people

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John C. Schmidt Mansion home of Preservation and the Arts fundraiser: Linked in to York County history, Oct. 20, 2012

The growth of Pennsylvania Arts Experience is further evidence that the arts scene is growing in and around York County.

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The Avenues in York: ‘We are proud of the sense of community’ – Linked in to York County history, Oct. 6, 2012

More stuff below: Adams barn dance/Farmers markets/Factory whistle The Avenues, in Northwest York, is the birthplace of Memorial Hospital, Out Door Country Club and numerous notable York countians. Avenues Neighborhood Association is proud of its past and wants to show … Continue reading

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Can you date this photograph? Is it from York in the first place? Linked in with neat York County history stuff, May 16, 2012

More stuff below: Wheels of York/Scott Butcher tour/Achieving women Gretchen Smith is looking for a little help about the date of the above photograph, presumably from York’s East Market Street. Can any history sleuths lend her a hand?  Blake Stough’s … Continue reading

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Mount Wolf landmark coming down: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, Oct. 10, 2011

A Mount Wolf, Pa., community landmark, the old wire cloth factory, is coming down. The demolition is fascinating townspeople as a recent York Daily Record/Sunday News story reports. Interesting that this old Pennsylvania Wire Cloth plant, later New York Wire, … Continue reading

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Architectural history offers Springettsbury’s Schultz House datestone update

This Schultz House datestone has drawn much scrutiny in recent years, as the construction date of this Springettsbury Township German farmhouse has been questioned. The disputed date is across the top. Background posts: A virtual photo tour – and an … Continue reading

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