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When it comes to preservation of York County buildings, how about unleashing our creativity?

This rendering shows the replacement for the Springettsbury Fire Hall, gathering place for all kind of events for 50 years. This new building is designed as the home of the York, Pa., Area United Fire and Rescue and the Springettsbury Volunteer Fire Company The then-empty lot on Commons Drive in Springettsbury Township is the new home for the $3.8 million fire station.

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Springettsbury Fire Hall not historic, but memorable: Linked in to history, 2/20/13

Springettsbury Fire Hall is not historic, dating back to only 1958. But thousands of people have passed through its doors for all kinds of community events. It’s coming down in 2014.

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Burning Bridge Tavern takes name from major Civil War moment: Linked in to history, 1/22/13

The Burning Bridge Tavern in Wrightsville is named after the bridge that the Union Army burned to keep invading Confederates from crossing in the Civil War. The building, a longtime tavern, sustained its own fire in 2008.

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