Jonathan Stayer, Supervisor of Reference Services for the Pennsylvania State Archives, helps to solve a handwriting mystery on a 1908 postcard sent to Swam, Pa.
Last week, I mentioned that I was getting ready to share some reader memories veering into different areas of the couty, and this week’s journey takes us to Hanover and other places in southwestern York County. I hope you’ll both check out earlier comments on this topic (which I’ll include links
Reader Bob Finke shared an image of a metal York T&T plate – no, not dynamite; instead, it stood for York Telephone and Telegraph, a former phone provider in York, PA.
What: Snow on Main Street in Spring Grove Submitted by: Judy Ensminger of North Codorus Township Something interesting: Since I’m going to Vermont Wednesday and Thursday, where I hope it WON’T be snowy (imagine that), I thought it might be fun to share a snow-based reader photo I received a
Remember my earlier post from my trip to the New Salem antique store? You might recall my “job” was to find three items for the blog, and today, we’ll have a look at the second of them. This is a wooden souvenir half-dollar from the 1967 Annual Business Show of
I received in the mail a while back a photocopy of the 1947 cookbook put out by Christ Lutheran Church of York, and my first thought was, “Wow, someone must be sending me a scrapple recipe.” It turns out, though, that the sender, Deane McKercher of Jackson Township, was actually
One of the cool things about Hubby’s love of old books is that old books often have old paper – also known as ephemera – in them. And I get really excited when a non-local book has local scraps of paper. So when my husband found this ad from the