What will, in 2020, be the York State Fair, taking place in July and August, was long ago Ye Grand Old(e) York Fair in October. Here’s a look at that time, thanks to some postcards!
Only in York County author Joan Concilio shares a complete copy of the 1947 York Fair Guide and Factbook, as well as some memories of York and Wrightsville train service from the Civil War to the 1950s.
Phil Laughman of the Hellam area recalls some of the former businesses in the West York area, including J.B. Fishel’s Bakery and Beck’s Dairy, as well as the Allaman Maytag on the east side of York.
Only in York County readers are invited to share their memories of former local auto service stations, and to check out some past columns on that topic.
Readers of Only in York County share their memories of and questions about three former schools – Wilson Elementary in North York; Arch Street School in the City of York; and Hengst’s School in York Township.
Readers of Only in York County are wondering about a dentist possibly named Dr. Doctor, a former yarn shop on Belmont Street, and “The Stocking Lady,” a World War II-era entreprenuer.