Tag Archives: Mahon Haines

Southcentral Pa.’s Good Roads Jubilee in 1921: ‘Longest automobile parade in U.S. history’

Some folks travel on Route 462 and Route 30 in York County, Pa., without a thought that they are moving on important ground in the history of the nation’s highway system. That road – still the most heavily used east/west route in York County – was the best Atlantic/Pacific route a century ago.

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Shoe Wizard Mahlon Haines’ life sparked new blogger’s interest in York County history

Stephen H. Smith has joined the suite of history bloggers at Yorkblog.com.

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John F. Kennedy lunched on Lincoln Woods Inn’s expensive fare in 1960

President Kennedy’s motorcade passed by North Hills Elementary School in Springettsbury Township as students waved. Now, there’s a search on for photographs of that moment.

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