Tag Archives: Reservoir Hill

When York College’s campus was small, and those reservoirs on the hill were uncovered

When I was gathering content for a couple of recent posts about York College of Pennsylvania, I cam across several interesting pieces of information about this longtime York County institution. Such as this aerial photo of the then-small campus in … Continue reading

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This York County mystery place just looks like it has an interesting past. And it does.

History Mystery: This landmark served as a railroad hotel and eatery after it went up in 1883. It served as a stop for people coming into town from the‪ York County, Pa., countryside as well. It has been remodeled several times over the decades and serves as an eatery today. Can you locate this place? Answer: http://goo.gl/wmJL34.

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This York, Pa., building has housed a market and BizTown. But why was it built?

Post by York Daily Record/Sunday News. In commenting on this YDR Facebook History Mystery post (click on comments icon to see), some people think this is the old Stetler Dodge building. Close – as in across the street – but … Continue reading

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Sledding on Reservoir Hill: Surely, this is York County, Pa., at its best

Linked in/Neat stuff: Hex in Hollywood/Snyder’s tall case clocks York County, Pa.’s, rolling countryside provides hundreds of favorite places to head downhill in the snow. But the longtime epicenter for such activity is Reservoir Hill, so named for the twin … Continue reading

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Colorful fall foliage surrounds York, Pa. history mystery sites

The town is no mystery. And the train is from Steam into History’s excursion service. That’s no mystery because it’s the only train running on those tracks nowadays. So here’s the mystery. How many times did Abraham Lincoln pass through Glen Rock, Pa.?

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