Names of York: George Leib
More in the ongoing series on the Names of York.
Place: Leib Elementary School, Dover Township (Dover Area School District)
Who was it named after? George N. Leib was a longtime teacher and principal in the Dover district.
Fun fact: This name was suggested by my friend Tracey, who went to Mr. Leib’s namesake school. The school was dedicated in 1963, and a large addition was put on in 1975.
Source: “A History of Dover Township, York County, Pennsylvania: 250th Anniversary”
Do you have a suggestion of a place in York County named for a person? If so, post a comment! I’m going to work my way through some likely ones, such as schools and parks, but I need other suggestions too!