Tag Archives: Roosevelt Avenue

Of ghost signs and Roosevelt TV: ‘Vacuum tubes, record player needles, TV antennas’

Linked in/Neat stuff: Knowing Dover Township/It happened at Appomattox This is one of #YorkPa’s largest – and best known – ghost signs. That size contributes to its popularity, as does the fact it’s along one of the city’s most-traveled roads, … Continue reading

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The Roosevelts: A York County, Pa., history

Eleanor Roosevelt is among the First Ladies – or First Ladies to be – who have stayed at the Yorktowne Hotel over the decades. She’s pictured in the venerable hotel in 1942, in the early months of World War II.

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Just try to resist this memory-tugging aerial photograph of York’s Roosevelt Avenue Airport

Starting after World War II until the mid-1950s, York (Pa.) Airport operated on the west side of  Roosevelt Avenue in the vicinity of Lincoln Park, which is on Roosevelt’s east side. The airport then moved back to its previous – … Continue reading

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