Tag Archives: Musclecar Madness

Change in Springettsbury Township, Pa. – Then: Near Avalong Farms. Now: BAM and Big Lots!

Linked in/Neat stuff, below: Gov. Tom Wolf in portrait/York famous food quiz Artist Cliff Satterthwaite labeled this photo as Avalong Homestead. I thought the Meadowbrook, now Christmas Tree Hill in that popular corner of Springettsbury Township deserved that label. So … Continue reading

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How Kiwanis Lake has changed since it was developed in 1952

‘Picturing History’ captures a then & now scene from Kiwanis Lake. Sometimes, Kiwanis Lake is mushed in with nearby Farquhar Park. But this list from the City of York separates it out among the 25 parks listed on its website. Check out that list of 25. How many parks have you visited?

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U.S. 30 Drag-O-Way, Part 4: York County’s love affair with its cars

Remember the U.S. 30 Drag-O-Way? The dragstrip, operating at the York Airport in Thomasville, was the place to go on Saturday nights. It closed in 1979, but it lives on in the lives of the many car clubs around York County and the Musclecar Madness event every July at the York Expo Center.

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Remembering U.S. 30 Drag-O-Way: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, July 15, 2012

Yorktownsquare.com covers Hanover’s anniversary, Musclecar Madness, the Warehime-Myers Mansion and community bands, among other historical topics.

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In archaeological digs, stains cause excitement: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, July 9, 2012

James McClure’s yorktownsquare.com blog explores Musclecar Madness, chainsaw art, a dig in search of a military hospital and an gathering of scholars to talk about the Battle of Antietam.

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U.S. 30 Drag-O-Way: ‘It was a great way to spend Saturday nights around here’

Don ‘Big Daddy’ Garlits, right, was the big star at Musclecar Madness in 2006 at the York Expo Center. He also was the star driver at the old U.S. 30 Drag-O-Way when it operated from in the 1960s and 1970s … Continue reading

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