Tag Archives: John ‘Otts’ Huffnagel

Winter in Wrightsville, Pa.: ‘The sunset here is always awesome’

Linked in/Neat stuff: Eagles Nest camera/Warfield and Bacas duel on saxes ‘Sometimes risking frostbite is worth it,’ the York, Pa., Daily Record’s Anthony Machcinski tweeted. He came away with this lovely photograph. He was in downstream from Veterans Memorial Bridge … Continue reading

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North Codorus Township’s Diehl’s one-room school, aka ‘Corn-Cob College,’ remembered

Diehl’s one-room school, located in North Codorus Township, York County, was one of 300 such schools that representated a way of life for generations. John ‘Otts’ Hufnagel of the Glen Rock Historic Preservation Society, sent this image along with a narrative of one-room school life by another local student of history, the late Roger E. Shaffer. One-room schools continue to fascinate folks, so yorktownsquare.com profiles them in an occasional series.

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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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