Tag Archives: Warrington Township

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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What is the highest peak in York County?: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, April 6, 2012

There was snow on the slopes of Roundtop Mountain Resort when York, Pa., Daily Record/Sunday News photographer Chris Dunn captured this aerial photograph in early February. Fortunately, the resort, formerly known as Ski Roundtop, offers a host of other recreational … Continue reading

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New book details Ma & Pa Railroad in 502 pages: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, Dec. 5, 2011

The headline in the Aegis newspaper in Harford County, just south of York County in Maryland, stated: “New book on Ma & Pa Railroad is a definitive work on ‘America’s favorite short line’ ” A reviewer of the book in … Continue reading

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Can you imagine a more tranquil place? Linked in with neat York County, Pa., history stuff: Nov. 10, 2010

Henry Clark (1713-1797) and wife Elizabeth Underhill Clark, of Chester County arrived in York County’s Warrington Township where they built a saw mill in 1748. According to the photographer Dianne Bowders, the lumber for the original York Courthouse was sawn … Continue reading

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Warrington Quakers begin meeting with hands folded and end with handshake

The original part of the Friends’ meeting house in Warrington Township, Pa., was erected in 1769. The Northern York County congregation doubled the building’s size in 1782. It’s one of three such Quaker-built structures standing today across York County’s northern … Continue reading

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Where was York County’s earliest documented airstrip?

About 50 airports or airstrips have operated in and around York County, Pa., since the 1920s. Kampel Airport in Warrington Township is one of the grass airstrips still in operation. In this York Daily Record/Sunday News file photo from 2006, … Continue reading

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