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Farm house in Indian Rock Dam area: Surely this is York County at its best

Linked in/Neat stuff: True York County Crime, 1866/Hoke House’s history Ah, a simple and beautiful York County farmhouse in the snow. And this scene comes from one of the loveliest area around York – the Indian Rock Dam area. Surely, … Continue reading

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Zimmerman Center on the Susquehanna: They came by land and river to see the improvements

‘By land and by boat, visitors stopped at the center Saturday to see the improvements.’ So read a subhead on a York, Pa., Daily Record story about a day in which visitors could see improvements to the already vastly improved John and Kathryn Center for Heritage. Mark Platts, president of Susquehanna Gateway Heritage Area, said the revamped Lower Windsor Township site links water to land.

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How two Susquehanna region farmsteads could see different fates. A story of preservation in York County

The Historic Hellam Preserve, a private restoration effort, played host to a gathering recently. A York, Pa., Daily Record/Sunday New story – ‘Hellam farmhouse a treasure trove of history’ – says the anonymous owner has spent five years improving the property from an old homestead to preserve. ‘On Sunday, the renewal process culminated in a private opening for the owner’s family and friends, who wandered among the sprawling outbuildings, took in the history and bought prints of Rob Evans’ pieces,’ the story states.

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Who are the York County folks in the photos? Linked in with neat history stuff – Oct. 9, 2010

York County’s agricultural heritage has been the focus of several recent Yorktownsquare.com posts. Here, a home-delivered milk bottle appears in this photo from the 1960s, as a mom and daughter work on filling. This photo that ran as part of … Continue reading

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