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Names of York: Susan Byrnes

More in the ongoing series on the Names of York.

Place: Susan P. Byrnes Health Education Center in York

Who was it named after? Byrnes, a former emergency department nurse.

Fun fact: Byrnes began a project in 1988 to establish a way to promote prevention of serious illnesses through education. The center bearing her name was opened in 1995 in York, at the site of the former Stetler Dodge dealership on South Queen Street.

Source: York Town Square blog

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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