Tag Archives: Hopewell Township

Dover Township explosion adds to long list of house blasts in York County’s past

This explosion and house fire along Carlisle Road last week captured the attention of the York community. The Dover Township, Pa., structure went up with no loss of life. It was next to a vet’s office – remembered by many as the former home of Waltermyer’s flooring – but no one and no pets were injured there either. This is not the first time a house exploded around York County.

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York County Civil War soldiers sought pensions to recognize wounds

York County Civil War soldiers sought pensions to recognize their wounds. Here are two examples from veterans of the United States Colored Troops.

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War and Peace: military memorabilia, antique sleds for sale in Hopewell Township – Linked in to history, Dec. 4, 2012

Yorktownsquare.com covers Dick Boyd’s collection of sleds, a new Martin-Parry website and the last call for York County family stories about the Civil War.

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Pensupreme site on Codorus Creek’s north bank home to dairies for decades: Linked in to York County history, Dec. 1, 2012

Yorktownsquare.com covers Devil’s Hole, the old Pensupreme dairy, Elmwood Mansion, and a military memorabilia sale at Scarecrow Farm

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Colonial York countians, statesmen caught lottery fever, too: Linked in to history, Nov. 28, 2012

Yorktownsquare.com covers links to an early American lottery that took place in York, the story of York’s first courthouse, the opening of Carriage Works Apartments, and Johnson Control’s proposed moved to Hopewell Township.

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What is more York County than Yorkco, now Johnson Controls?

Johnson Controls, heir to York Manufacturing and the long line of other York-area refrigeration and air conditioning names, is looking to move operations to Hopewell Township in southern York County.

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Glen Rock’s I-83 interchange A Changin': Linked in to York County history, Sept. 27, 2012

Yorktownsquare.com covers the now-demolished Rocky Ridge Motel, a rehabbed church bell towner in Hopewell Township and a new museum in York Springs.

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How a bird saw prime York County farmland in 1970: Linked in with neat history stuff, April 11, 2012

For years, The Gazette and Daily produced annual calendars with interesting photographs from around York County, Pa. This aerial scene from the calendar’s November 1970 entry shows a photograph overlooking the J.C. Johnson farm in Hopewell Township, east of Stewartstown … Continue reading

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