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This big York, Pa., building stood on the south bank of the Codorus for decades

 This ‪York, Pa., site hosted buildings from the early 1800s until sometime in the first half of the 20th century. Alexander D. Goode School stands on the footprint of this county building complex today. What was this building, standing on the … Continue reading

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You’ve probably never seen York, Pa., from this angle

The Colonial Courthouse has a new bell. The 1805 bell and its stand, formerly used at the old York County, Pa., Poorhouse, has some defects. So now a bell on the replica of the mid-1700s York County Court House is ringing again. But here’s the question.

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Old Children’s Home of York another example of unleashed wrecker’s ball in 1960s era

The Children’s Home of York stands along East Philadelphia Street shortly before its demolition in the 1970s. The stone wall stands today, fronting a strip shopping center. A plaque on the wall states that the home opened in 1867 and … Continue reading

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