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When York, Pa.’s Post Office stood like a lighthouse

Yes, this is the old turn-of-the-20th-century post office, Beaver and Philadelphia in York, Pa. A favorite building for many visitors to the arts district. It’s now part Lighthouse Youth Center Ministry of the York Rescue Mission, below. YDR photographer Paul Kuehnel, who has been inside the structure, says it joins up with adjoining Gethsemane Hall to provide a spacious recreational facility.

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Deadly York fire: ‘There never was a more horrible one’

Harry Saltzgiver, Lewis Strubinger and Horace Strine were killed April 6, 1904, in a fire that destroyed an industrial building in York. This image appeared in the book ‘History of the York Fire Department 1776-1976.’ Also of interest: Photo of … Continue reading

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