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Springetts development 50 years ago: ‘When Ye Old Valley Inn was dismantled, the findings were amazing’

The York Valley Inn, believed to have dated back to before York County, Pa.’s founding in 1749, came down in 1962. The servers pictured here must have known of its significance because they use it as a backdrop as they … Continue reading

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York, Pa., home to many grand buildings and houses to ‘like’

Post by York Daily Record/Sunday News. In placing two History Mystery stories a day on YDR Facebook pages, you get an idea of what those living in York County, Pa., and beyond respond to. They enjoy engaging with – liking, … Continue reading

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Ye York Valley Inn scrubbed up well for noted artist

Springettsbury Township’s York Valley Inn went up before 1750 to serve travelers in wagons moving from east to west, and it came down in the 1960s because of those travelers in automobiles needed more road, and many travelers had stayed … Continue reading

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These old York County steps, Part 6: Where did they lead?

These Springettsbury Township, Pa., steps don’t make sense. Why would someone want to walk from one fast-food place – Wendy’s – to another, Arby’s, both the the 2700 block of Route 462. So they must be left over from another time.

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How do you move a historic building? 3 York/Adams examples show it can be done

It’s a tree of Christmas past at the log house at Dover Community Park in Dover Township, Pa. In this 2010 photograph, the Dover Garden Club had decorated the tree with natural ornaments.

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York countians interested in JFK’s life, times and death – Linked in with neat York County history stuff, June 21, 2012

In the June 21, 2012, edition of York Town Square, Jim McClure addresses York County, Pa.’s, and John F. Kennedy, Tropical Storm Agnes, The Last Supper and the Civil War military hospital in York.

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