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Watch your York, Pa., steps: Interest climbs in old stairs

Post by York Daily Record/Sunday News. So this is a different type of History Mystery quiz. The specialty this week is steps, usually leading to nowhere. In their day, they led to popular public places. See how you do, by … Continue reading

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Picturing History recalls York, Pa.’s ‘second banana’ Hotel Penn

‘My interest in the Hotel Penn,’ Jim Hubley wrote in the York, Pa., Daily Record on Jan. 26, 1985, ‘goes back to when, as a tot, I was impressed with the long, long porch which fronted the building in the early 1920s. In summer the porch was filled with guests rocking away or nestled comfortably with with their feet resting atop the porch railing. To me, it represented the height of affluence.’

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