Tag Archives: North York

Of a potter’s field, mass exhumation and a Figian cannibal’s reburial

Before York High School could be built at the turn of the 20th century, a cemetery for the indigent – Potters Field – had to be moved. So that exhumation project became what was probably the biggest such removal on York County, Pa.’s, record.

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Boring Furniture pedestal ‘beautiful, well made piece’: Linked in to history, 12/21/12

Long-closed Boring Furniture of North York continues to draw interest from owners of their fine pieces

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Got a question about York County’s people, places or things? Here are some answers

Here’s a list of frequently asked questions – and answers – for those with queries about York County history, places and people

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Factories made into lofts, York’s biggest growth industry – Linked in to York County history, Sept. 18, 2012

Yorktownsquare.com covers Bury’s burgers, a viral video, and an interesting website covering old movie theaters.

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100 years of York County firefighting: ‘It’s 100 years of brotherhood’

York County celebrates its 100th year of organized firefighting

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Did Abe Lincoln see this Hanover Junction clock? Linked in with neat York County history stuff, Aug. 1, 2012

Clock that hung in Hanover Junction, site of Abraham Lincoln’s visit, is up for sale at an Adams County auction house.

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Furniture making in York County, again, fascinates folks: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, July 7, 2012

Today’s Yorktownsquare.com post covers Boring Furniture Co. tables, ‘Nine Months in York Town’, Conowingo Dam, and Gettysburg reenactment.

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In Felton, fixing classics from across the pond: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, July 1, 2012

More neat stuff, below: Boring Furniture/Gettysburg collectible show/Glady’s Pool Did you see the story about the repair shop in Felton that fixes vintage cars from Britain? A York countian services British-made in that southeastern York County borough. A ydr.com story … Continue reading

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About the Northwest Triangle and skinnydipping in the Codorus: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, March 15, 2012

  This low-altitude aerial photograph, from the York, Pa., Daily Record/Sunday News’ Chris Dunn, gives a clear view of the Northwest Triangle development area. The two bridges are near one of the points of the triangle. That area of the … Continue reading

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Torch passed to new owner of former Stanley Mailman house: Linked in with neat history stuff, Dec. 31, 2011

The former Wyndham Hills home of the late Stanley Mailman of Mailman’s Department Store was purchased recently. The fact that the home has new owners caused much discussion around York. The home is a Spring Garden Township landmark, and the … Continue reading

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