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Names of York: Jessica Teague

More in the ongoing series on the Names of York. Today’s entry is special because it was submitted by a reader, Peter Teague. Thank you, Peter, both for your submission and your work in the community!

Place: Jessica and Friends Community, office headquarters at 218 Dew Drop Road, York Township

Who was it named after? Jessica, the adult daughter of Dr. & Mrs. Peter W. Teague, founders.

Interesting fact: Jessica and Friends Community was founded in 1998 to offer caring support for individuals with intellectual disabilties in a faith-based environment. Services include three residential homes, respite care, community habilitation, and a parent support group.

Source: Peter Teague

Jessica Teague is all smiles in this May photo as she sits down for lunch while people in the background continue to tour the new pathway services and administrative offices of Jessica & Friends created by her parents.

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!

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