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York Galleria 25 years old: Can you believe it?

Linked in/Neat stuff: Gettysburg Address quiz/Remembering Sears Roebuck At 25 (can you believe it?) and facing competition of all sorts, the York Galleria continues to change, as this thoughtful York, Pa., Daily Record/Sunday News story indicates. It faces competition from power shopping … Continue reading

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5 photos show life around York County, Pa. – then & now

The wrath of February’s ice and snowstorms shut down York County’s rail trail. York County, Pa., parks crews are seen here clearing the path. Which reminds you that the same types of obstructions met trains when that right of way played host to the Northern Central Railway and its successors. Working on the railroad must have been a never-ending toil.

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Abe Lincoln post leads the pack in yorktownsquare.com’s Top 10 most viewed of 2012

Abe Lincoln leads the pack of yorktownsquare.com’s Top 10 most viewed posts of 2012

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Among recent celebrity visitors, Brooks Robinson topped them all: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, Sept. 6, 2012

Yorktownsquare.com covers visits by Joe Biden, Roger Clemens, and not to be overlooked, Brooks Robinson.

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John F. Kennedy lunched on Lincoln Woods Inn’s expensive fare in 1960

President Kennedy’s motorcade passed by North Hills Elementary School in Springettsbury Township as students waved. Now, there’s a search on for photographs of that moment.

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How a bird saw the York Mall/York County Shopping Center in 1971

This is the view of the York Mall/York County Shopping Center area of Springettsbury Township in 1971, courtesy of York County, Pa., resident Stephen H. Smith. Stephen helps us understands what’s where with his neat notations. And he has the … Continue reading

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About shopping for food and Edsels in Springettsbury Township: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, April 18, 2012

Many York countians will remember this is York County Shopping Center sign. Stephen Smith of York, Pa., provided this image, circa 1962. He noted that you can see part of Food Fair, one of the retailers at the center, the … Continue reading

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How a bird saw the York Mall/York County Shopping Center in 1970

This J. David Allen photograph appearing in a 1970 Gazette and Daily calendar looks west to the point where Market Street (Old Lincoln Highway, Route 462), intersects with Interstate 83. That’s the new Route 30 running past the Caterpillar plant, … Continue reading

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Building No. 11 in Springettsbury Township. What was it then and what is it now?

                                    This aerial view shows the York County Shopping Center in the late 1950s. Check out building No. 11, still standing today. What was it built for originally? And what is it used for now? For a key to the … Continue reading

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Just try to resist studying this memory-tugging Sears photograph, Part II

This area view, courtesy of J. David Allen & Son Photography and from Buchart-Horn Inc./BASCO Associates’ files, shows the York County Shopping Center in the late 1950s. Background posts: Before Geno’s made news in Philly, Gino’s headlined in York, Bury’s … Continue reading

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