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York County’s history mystery school: Where did this old clapboard one-room school sit?

Some day, we’ll post photos of all former one-room schools in York County, Pa. Well, we might not get them all, but when we run across them, we like putting them up on here. Here’s one submitted to the York Daily Record. Can you locate it?

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Rural York County, Pa.: A lot happened in this one spot

Check out this old postcard photograph of the Mt Pleasant Lutheran Church, courtesy of Stewartstown Historical Society’s Doug Winemiller. That building sat on Route 24 between Winterstown and Stewartstown in Rinely, opposite its successor, St. Paul Lutheran Church. Doug located the church, whose congregation was organized in 1857, in front of the cemetery.

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Decision at Hanover’s Tropical Treat – Fat boy or Italian steak? Linked in to York County history, 3/17/13

Yorktownsquare.com presents rare interior photographs of Bair’s BAE, Gettysburg150 social media, a Seven Valley’s distillery and the annual seasonal reopening of Hanover-area’s Crabbs Tropical Treat.

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Check out 10 more links to stories, photos of Sandy, present and past bad weather events

10 more links to Hurricane Sandy stories, photos and past bad weather events

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Not 1, but 2 York County smokestacks coming down: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, Aug. 26, 2012

Yorktownsquare.com blog covers Seven Valleys ice cream making, two towns named Foustown and two smokestacks facing demolition.

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What’s York’s connection to this remote eastern Pa. church? – Linked in with neat York County, Pa., history stuff, July 25, 2012

Yorktownsquare.com covers the Elmwood Mansion, Seven Valleys’ ice cream, tourism in Delaware

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What stood for 142 years came down in hours: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, April 26, 2012

This is a York County scene, although this five-arch Roman-style bridge does not seem to typify the county. But it stood at Straight Hill on the York-Carlisle Road between Dover and Rossville. A bulldozer took it down in 1954. What … Continue reading

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Boy hopping a train turns into tragedy in 1886, the saddest of many Seven Valleys train accidents

This truck made it through but the bridge carrying the York County Heritage Rail Trail, and before that the railroad to Baltimore, has caught the tops of trucks. See a photo of a truck that didn’t make it through below. … Continue reading

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