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York’s East Side neighborhood: ‘It was a blue collar area, a working class area’

Linked in/Neat stuff, below: Lebanon’s Union Canal/Valencia – York County’s grand ballroom Hudson Park Towers overlook York’s East Side and typify the change in this large city neighborhood. The former home of York Silk Mill, it is now an apartment … Continue reading

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This York County town borrowed its name from its postmaster. And his name wasn’t even Jacobus

Linked in/Neat stuff, below: Ever hear of Myrtle Louise Stonesifer-King?/Year of Pa. barns Jacobus, Pa., is York County’s newest incorporated town – a little known fact. The borough came about in 1929, when its name was changed from New Paradise. … Continue reading

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How to show off your York, Pa., smarts around the holiday table, Part 2

Post by York Daily Record/Sunday News. York countians taking History Mystery quizzes, such as the one above and those below, really respond to buildings: ‘This Place Matters.’ We’ve established that before. But often trumping buildings in interest are guessing local … Continue reading

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Picturing History: How a Jacobus building changed from selling caskets and everyday furniture to antique accessories

Linked in/Neat stuff: York’s Factory Whistle/Glen Rock’s Carolers Picturing History: Grey Beard’s Antiques in Jacobus, formerly Leader Furniture http://t.co/hZVDj0J6cq — YDR online (@ydrcom) December 27, 2014 ‘Picturing History,’ YDR.com’s before-and-after, then-and-now series took to the road, to Jacobus, Pa. The … Continue reading

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How Downtown Jacobus changed in the 1980s

Yorktownsquare.com blog covers change in downtown Jacobus, ‘Enlisting Time’ exhibit, how Dover Township’s Admire got its name and /West York’s baseball champs.

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How a bird views the not-so-small Dallastown Intermediate School – Linked in with neat York County history stuff, June 10, 2012

Good stuff, below: Gettysburg hunting/Laucks reunion/Time machine Aerial photographs are helpful in giving big picture perspective. Such as the size of some of the newer schools in York County. This view from a March post shows the grand size of … Continue reading

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Here are many memories of life down on a typical, but special York County farm

A farm in the Bupps Union area of Springfield Township has a story that history must remember. Contractor/farmer Harris Lentz built the farm. He was married to Melinda (Beck) and raised one of those big York County families there. The … Continue reading

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