Tag Archives: S.C.

Many have seen this York County-area clock tower, but can you immediately locate it?

This clock tower looms over the National Watch & Clock Museum, across the Susquehanna from Wrightsville in Columbia, Pa. Dianne wrote on ydr.com’s Your Photos site: ‘The Museum entrance is marked by the Memorial Bell Tower, dedicated in 1993.’

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York, Pa.-Bamberg, S.C., family connection looks to Isaac Nimmons as the patriarch

Isaac Nimmons is the patriarch of many black families in York who trace their roots to Bamberg, S.C.

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An unusual use for famed Springettsbury Township’s Schultz house: Linked in with neat York County, Pa., history stuff, July 29, 2012

Yorktownsquare.com covers the Codorus Street reunion, roadside monuments, York’s trolley system and an unusual use for the Schultz house.

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