Tag Archives: West Manchester Township Historical Society

Mount Wolf history mystery – Old black locust log letters puzzles reader: Linked in to York County history, June 8, 2013

This old black locust log, with intriguing symbols, comes from the Mount Wolf area. Patricia Fitzpatrick Spencer posted a query on YDR Facebook asking for help in solving this York County, Pa., mystery.

Posted in Archives, all posts, Explanations/controversy, For photo fans, Linked in/neat stuff, Local landmarks, Mail bag, Nostalgia & memories, War, YorkEats: Hogmaw & such | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Susquehanna River bridge headquarters counted the tolls: Linked in to York County history, Sept. 13, 2012

Yorktownsquare.com cover Steam Into History, the deaths of two prominent York countians and Continental Square improvements.

Posted in Archives, all posts, Cops & courts, Explanations/controversy, For photo fans, Linked in/neat stuff, Local journalism & Web, Local landmarks, Uncategorized, Unsung/obscure sites, Wheels of York, Women's history | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Tour de York? Wheelmen raced around York Fair’s track: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, Sept. 9, 2012

The fair’s track played host to auto racing, horse racing – and bicycle racing.

Posted in Archives, all posts, Explanations/controversy, For photo fans, Linked in/neat stuff, Local landmarks, Mail bag, Nostalgia & memories, People, Uncategorized, Wheels of York | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Mystery solved. Reader finds site of York-area’s first baseball stadium

This photo is the ball field or stadium at York, Pa.’s Penn Park, the first in a series of baseball parks to serve as the homefield for York-area professional baseball teams. West Manchester Township Historical Society’s Mel Miller scanned this … Continue reading

Posted in Archives, all posts, Explanations/controversy, For photo fans, Genealogy/research, God & York County, Local landmarks, Mail bag, Nostalgia & memories, Unsung/obscure sites, York Revs/pros, York sports | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment