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‘A’ work now being done in improved York Haven one-room school

Steve Kohr, well-known for his ownership of the Shady Lane estate and his generosity in opening that East Manchester Township treasure to the public, is working on this 1895 schoolhouse at 3100 Grandview Drive, York Haven. ‘We reproduced the bell tower, slate roof, wood repairs, repointed stone w/ lime mortar …,’ he wrote on Facebook.

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For preservationists, not a great day when this York, Pa., landmark came down

We like to keep readers up to date on the changing landscape of York County. It’s not just for readers of YorkTownSquare.com living in the ends of the earth. York County has a lot of acreage, so it’s hard to see everything coming down – or going up. So this photo is part of a news quiz of several structures that have been demolished in recently months – or in this case – years. This is the only historic building that’s part of the quiz. Can you locate it?

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This Harley mystery motorcycle, off the beaten path, is seen by thousands

Harley-Davidson motorcycles are on display around York County, Pa., where they’re assembled. But few get more looks from the public than this one. Interestingly, many York countians might never have seen this particular cycle. Can you locate it?

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About jugs and stills and the York County hillbillies: Linked in to history, Nov. 14, 2012

Yorktownsquare.com covers a rare Pfaltzgraff jug that sold for $8 thousand recently, serial killer Mark Spotz’s appointment with the executioner and a recent speech on American Indians

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In this day of mergers, Hanover plans opening of not 1, but 2 museums: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, March 20, 2012

  The other day, Hanover unveiled plans for an expanded and relocated fire museum. Now comes 75th-anniversary plans by R.H. Sheppard Co. to develop a museum on the 500 block of Broadway in Hanover. The Hanover Evening Sun reports that … Continue reading

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