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Back to the Year 2000 in York, Pa.: Much has changed in 15 years

Remember these buildings, even those Ohio Blenders’ silos in the background? That’s the old P & S Motors’ North Beaver Street site, right. All these buildings are no more, giving way about a decade ago to the Northwest Triangle development … Continue reading

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Of ghost signs and Roosevelt TV: ‘Vacuum tubes, record player needles, TV antennas’

Linked in/Neat stuff: Knowing Dover Township/It happened at Appomattox This is one of #YorkPa’s largest – and best known – ghost signs. That size contributes to its popularity, as does the fact it’s along one of the city’s most-traveled roads, … Continue reading

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Neff’s one-room school in Red Lion: ‘It’s dilapidated now. But it’s going to be really great soon’

Linked in/Neat stuff: Mud sale defined/Test your Glen Rock smarts Red Lion, Pa., students work on the old Neff School near the high school. That’s good practical education, for one thing. And this means the preservation of another one-room school. … Continue reading

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Old York Color Works building visible, colorful symbol of progress in York, Pa.

The old Keystone Color Works building in York, Pa.’s, Northwest Triangle has gained a higher profile since developers presented a plan to convert it into luxury apartments. Then comes ‘Keystone Crossroads: Rust or Revival?’ showing a photo (see below) of the old factory … Continue reading

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Underground Railroad on the Susquehanna: From Havre de Grace, Md., to Cooperstown, N.Y.

Actress Monika Ross is seen in the character of York County’s Amanda Berry in the play ‘Susquehanna to Freedom: The Role of the Susquehanna River in the Underground Railroad.’ Dr. Dorothy King, a York native, will present about PennOwl Production’s play on Sept. 6. A news release says the drama tells the story of three slaves who traveled northward on the Susquehanna from Havre de Grace, Md. – where the Susquehanna River enters the Chesapeake Bay.

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Wanted in Gettysburg: $250,000 to buy 112 acres of prime Civil War land – Linked in to history, 2/5/13

Yorktownsquare.com covers efforts to acquire land important to the Civil War and American Revolution, a bit of opposition to Steam into History and the exploration of artspace in York City.

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Keystone Color Works building to be brushed up for artspace? Linked in to history, 1/31/13

Yorktownsquare.com covers a million dollar nickel, Artspace coming to downtown York buildings and efforts are under way to rehab the old one-room schoolhouse in Roundtown.

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