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Wolfs of Mount Wolf and Wiests of Dover linked by founding year, York building

Wiest’s Department Store was one of the big three such York, Pa., stores in its day. The Bon-Ton and Bear’s were the other two. Today, the Bon-Ton operates in many states, and the other two only exist in the memories of thousands of York countians. But Wiest’s former store is the longtime home of a high-profile Pennsylvanian. Tom Wolf, Democratic gubernatorial candidate, operated the Wolf Organization from the old Wiest building for years.

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Part II: Wolf of York, Pa., builds from deep foundation on banks of Susquehanna River

Tom Wolf, CEO of the WOLF Organization, gives a tour of the showroom at the Wolf Distribution Center in West Manchester Township recently. Also of interest: Check out this drawing of the original Wolf lumber yard in Mount Wolf. For … Continue reading

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Wolf of York, Pa., builds from deep foundation on banks of Susquehanna River

A. Wolf & Son grew along the river in New Holland, later Saginaw, by purchasing logs floating from points north on the Susquehanna and sawing them into lumber. It was typical of the lumber-related businesses flourishing along the river in … Continue reading

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