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York County filled with diverse museums with their slate clocks, slate boards, prison bars and old cabooses

Delta’s Old Line Museum displays artifacts that tell about this southeastern York County, Pa.’s, diverse history – from Welsh slate mining to Ma & Pa Railroad history. Its inside prize is the slate clock – the Humphrey Pritchard clock. Its … Continue reading

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Mount Rose’s I-83 Interchange: A ground hog’s look under and a bird’s-eye view over this cloverleaf

Linked in/Neat stuff: York’s dairies remembered/One fortunate groundhog You might have thought that Howard Tunnel was York County, Pa.’s, only railroad tunnel. Then York Daily Record photographer Paul Kuehnel shows another one (kind of) – the old Maryland and Pennsylvania’s … Continue reading

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Lighthouses in York County? Yes, but make that ornamental beacons

Springettsbury Township’s Jane Lindhorn captured this lighthouse along the Susquehanna River at Long Level several years ago. ‘It was a cold but sunny day,’ she writes. ‘I drove along the river from John Wright’s south to Ebenezer church. This is the lighthouse at Long Level.’

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Besser’s, always open on the Susquehanna Trail, served as welcome stop for motorists

Bob Ketenheim’s ‘Around Glen Rock‘ includes this photo of an icon of the old Susquehanna Trail, Besser’s Service Station and 15 tourist cabins. The trail was then Route 111. Besser’s stood 11 miles south of York, where the Shrewsbury Township … Continue reading

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York County artists use brushes to preserve landscapes

York County, Pa., artist Marion Stephenson’s brush captures Howard Tunnel on the York County Heritage Rail Trail. This image was part of promotional material for an exhibit organized by the Farm & Natural Lands Trust of York County and the … Continue reading

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Decades of research reveals lives and times of York County’s widespread Ehrhart clan

J.Wilhelm Ehrhart’s 1781 York County will is shown in the original German.This comes from a new book by a member of the extensive Ehrhart family who settled in York County before the American Revolution. The Ehrharts are often associated with … Continue reading

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Lil E. Tee: ‘Famous horse with the York County hometown’

William Solomon, owner of Pin Oak Lane Farm in Shrewsbury Township, is seen with Deposit Ticket in 2004. Deposit Ticket’s offspring earned $1.4 million during the year. Pin Oak was the birthplace of 1992 Kentucky Derby winner Lil E. Tee … Continue reading

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