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Biesecker’s Mill on the Little Conewago York County Heritage Trust will launch its latest publication, Millers’ Tales: The Mills of York County, this Saturday, November 27 with a public program. The event will be held a 1 p.m. at the Trust’s Agricultural and Industrial Museum, 217 W. Princess St., York.

Philip A. Small examining Christian Roth’s wheat Whenever I start researching some York County history, it seems like someone from the Small family turns up. Pennsylvania German immigrant Lorentz Small settled in Windsor Township in 1743, but soon the family became involved in carpentry, building, mills, iron furnaces, retail and

El-Ge/Eagle/Frito-Lay Plant on Gillespie Drive When I started researching York County potato chips, I didn’t realize how much I would find, and I’m still only scratching the surface. I haven’t even gotten to my favorite yet, Utz. Previous posts covered Bon-Ton/Bickel’s and Senft’s. Fellow blogger Jim McClure did address Martin’s