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These old York, Pa., ghost steps were made to walk on, but if they could talk … .

The steps rise at Indian Steps Museum, but this is not the staircase that gave this southeastern York County site it name. Those came from steps made from rock that led to the nearby Susquehanna River.

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If this York, Pa.-made part doesn’t work, the hulking product might make a decent boat anchor

It’s pretty amazing the interest in this History Mystery post on the York Daily Record’s Facebook page. Perhaps it’s such a small part integral to the rest of the bulky product made in the thousands in York, Pa. Here’s the quiz: Thousands of these durable, indispensable parts were made in the 40 years before its ‪York, Pa.,‬ manufacturer closed about 1940. And many are in use and in fine working order today all over the world. What are we seeing here, and what company built this part for its signature product?

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York County, Pa., buildings and sites engage people: ‘This Place Matters,’ indeed

Post by York Daily Record/Sunday News. Nothing gets more engagement – likes, comments and shares – on York, Pa., Daily Record’s Facebook page than History Mysteries about places and buildings. Just an impression. People will engage in History Mysteries about … Continue reading

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York County’s POW Camp Security sparks wide interest – from historians to ghosts

Camp Security stories sparks wide interest – from both historians and those collecting ghosts stories

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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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In archaeological digs, stains cause excitement: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, July 9, 2012

James McClure’s yorktownsquare.com blog explores Musclecar Madness, chainsaw art, a dig in search of a military hospital and an gathering of scholars to talk about the Battle of Antietam.

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John Wilkes Booth bobbleheads should be hunted down and disposed of: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, March 11, 2012

This bobblehead doll of John Wilkes Booth is seen near an Abraham Lincoln doll at the visitors center at the Gettysburg National Military Park. The Hanover Evening Sun found visitors to the visitors center believe the bobblehead of Booth, complete … Continue reading

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Read all about The Howling Hellians of Dogtown School: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, March 9, 2012

Former residents of Dogtown shared their memories in a recent Weekly Record story on that West York/West Manchester Township area in and around the old Highland Park. But one story not captured there is told by Dave Gulden on his … Continue reading

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Sprucing up York, Pa.’s, Schultz House: Linked in with neat York County, Pa., history stuff – Oct. 13, 2010

Springettsbury Township’s Schultz House, one of York County, Pa.’s, oldest structures, will undergo renovations to restore it to what is believed to be its original 1700s appearance. Here, Brian D. Ports, a partner with Williams & Ports Architecture & Design … Continue reading

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Architectural history offers Springettsbury’s Schultz House datestone update

This Schultz House datestone has drawn much scrutiny in recent years, as the construction date of this Springettsbury Township German farmhouse has been questioned. The disputed date is across the top. Background posts: A virtual photo tour – and an … Continue reading

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