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Foustown, now a ghost town, captivates people

John ‘Otts’ Hufnagel photographed this house in Glen Rock-area’s Foustown on the day that the nearby distillery stack came down in 2012. The stack, which marked the old distillery town, was built to make alcohol in World War II, but … Continue reading

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Lauxmont from the air, in 2 different seasons, from 2 different directions

Development along the Susquehanna River has gained headlines recently. That would be at the Zimmerman Center, the old Dritt House, in Long Level, and plans to renovate the Susquehanna riverfront in Wrightsville. So, it seems appropriate to take a broader view of land near the river, specifically Lower Windsor Township’s Lauxmont Farm. This land was the source of controversy about five years ago. These two aerial photographs capture the beauty of the land – and give a clue about why the preservationist v. developer battle erupted, in the first place.

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Glen Rock storms: ‘I think the snows of years ago were much deeper’

Glen Rock’s Main Street at the railroad tracks is stacked with snow. This circa 1912 photograph comes courtesy of John Hufnagel of the Glen Rock Historic Preservation Society. Also of interest: . Otts Hufnagel writes about Glen Rock’s first mill, … Continue reading

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The last picture show: Glen Rock’s Glen Theatre

The Glen Theatre is York County’s last active community movie house other than the Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center in York.

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Glen Theatre in Glen Rock: Last community picture show outside York never ceases to fascinate

The Glen Theatre, York County’s last operating moviehouse outside of York City, continues to fascinate its fans

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At the Glen Theatre: It was standing room only on Saturday nights at Glen Rock’s moviehouse

Long-time Glen Rock resident remembers the Glen Theatre in its heyday.

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