Tag Archives: York City Hall

New York Wire factory whistle commentary delivered to readers via Google+

New York Wire’s factory whistle concert may be endangered again, with the reported closing of the company’s East Market Street factory. Musing about this on a recent Google+ post.

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Another giant piece of S. Morgan Smith’s legacy: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, Aug. 21, 2012

Yorktownsquare.com covers Ike’s farm, S. Morgan Smith’s legacy and a Smith family member who chose art over industry.

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Lightning flashes spotlight on Hanover’s Market House: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, Aug. 17, 2012

More stuff below: Haines Acres/Band camp/York City Hall One of the seemingly daily parade of storms that are hitting this area produced a lightning strike that damaged Hanover’s market. Specifically, the market’s smokestack. (Why would a market have a smokestack?) … Continue reading

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Did you know these 5 things about the old York City Hall?

City Hall booklet example of prizes that come with annual used book sale – the Book Blast.

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York City Hall touts Colonial history, but city is mainly Victorian: Linked in with neat history stuff, Feb. 12, 2012

This longtime York Federal/Waypoint/Sovereign Bank Building on York, Pa.’s, South George Street is being transformed into York’s City Hall. The city’s choice of this visible venue presents an interesting cultural irony. The Colonial-style building promotes York City’s 18th-century past particularly … Continue reading

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