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7 images illustrate York County’s love affair with its cars

By now, YorkTownSquare.com readers know my interest in the Bowling Green Speedway and York County, Pa.’s, love affair with all things with two or four wheels. That love affair line comes from the York Daily Record’s former editor Dennis Hetzel. The BG Speedway clearly illustrates this relationship. In the middle of remote York County countryside, the speedway drew up to 8,000 fans and 130 cars, according to a recent YDR story about the racetrack revisited at a Glen Rock Historic Preservation Society meeting. The race track didn’t make it out of the mid-1950s, but a marker along Shaffer Church Road remembers its operation.

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Where in the world is Washington Township in York County, home of top dog Malachy

This outdoor chapel is on the grounds of the Bermudian Church of the Brethren, in Washington Township in western York County. It’s one of York County’s most beautiful scenes, the benches and cross overlooking Bermudian Creek. (Click to enlarge; see … Continue reading

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