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When Jefferson Borough’s square was all grass and its roads unpaved

Linked in/Neat stuff: Career timelines for famous York countians This is Jefferson’s square, with unpaved roads and a rounded traffic pattern, in a photo dated circa 1876, according to the ‘Codorus Valley Chronicles.’ Writing on the side of the photo, … Continue reading

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When Santa visited York in nights of Christmases past

Check out these old photos from the 1940s through 1960s of downtown York, Pa., at Christmastime, and look for the Remember series story at http://www.ydr.com/remember.

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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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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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Columnist still has memories of a bustling downtown York business district

Newswanger’s, a landmark shoe store on York’s Continental Square, was typical of the small retail shops that prospered in the downtown in the middle part of the 20th century. These shops have largely disappeared, as columnist Gordon Freireich writes below. … Continue reading

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