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York County’s Brook Leaf Tree House: ‘As kids, we all thought that was SO romantic

Before there was the Haines Shoe House, there was Brook Leaf Love Nest. The Shoe House (see below), now open as a bakery/ice cream shop under new management, followed the Love Nest as a honeymoon spot in York County, Pa. The Love Nest is long gone after a fire, but memories continue.

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York’s Spanish flu epidemic of 1918: ‘It remains one of the darkest periods for White Rose residents’

York Hospital treated its Spanish flu patients at the York Fairgrounds in the fall of 1918. The fair was canceled that year. Background posts: Well-known doctor, York, Pa.’s Edmund Meisenhelder, beat back flu and West Side Sanitarium, later West Side … Continue reading

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