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More in the ongoing series on the Names of York. Place: Gifford S. Pinchot State Park, Warrington Township Who was it named after? Gifford S. Pinchot (1865-1946) was a two-term Pennsylvania governor, first elected in 1922. Pinchot created the first Pennsylvania state budget, erased the state’s debt and gave himself

More in the ongoing series on the Names of York. Place: Samuel S. Lewis State Park, Lower Windsor Township Who was it named after? Samuel S. Lewis (1874-1959), described as an “unassuming, jovial, analytical man” who held several cabinet-level positions to several governors, most notably as Secretary of Highways to