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Now at 40, the Vigilant is the baby of York’s four fire stations

The Vigilant Fire Co. No. 1, in the 200 block of West Market Street, is 40 years old this year. Those four decades make it the newest among York, Pa.’s, fire stations. The ‘before’ photo in this set in the ‘Picturing History’ series shows the Vigilant in the 1970s before it came down along with its social hall. The ‘after’ photo shows it today.

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Many respond with memories about YLT: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, Aug. 20, 2012

Yorktownsquare.com covers restoring a historic Gettysburg barn, a barber who has been cutting hair for 50 years and Old Tyme Days in Conewago Township.

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