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Globe Inn (1812-1892)–William Wagner engraving York’s “Old Post Office,” the subject of my recent York Sunday News column was the first permanent home of a downtown York post office. It bounced around before that. The last stop before Beaver and Philadelphia streets was in the northeast corner of the square,

Northeast corner of Philadelphia and Beaver Streets today The Lighthouse Youth Center Ministry of the York Rescue Mission has been operating its worthy programs out of the impressive building above at the corner of West Philadelphia and North Beaver Streets in York for many years. Those with long memories may

Architectural drawing of York’s old post office Wow! Once again we find we have a significant treasure right under our noses right here in York County. Fellow blogger Jim McClure recently posted a photo, taken by Dianne Bowders, of the old York Post Office at Philadelphia and Beaver Streets. We

Newspaper clipping, 1896 As promised in my previous post, I checked the Trinity Evangelical/ Trinity EUB/ Trinity United Methodist Church file at York County Heritage Trust. Besides copies of original church records, such as baptisms, I found directories, anniversary history booklets and images of the church over the years. The

Trinity United Methodist Church, 241 East King St. I’ve been following the stories on the proposed demolition of Trinity United Methodist Church on East King St. because of my admiration of historic architecture and because of the church’s place in local history and the community. I am very familiar with

Pennsylvania German birth/baptismal certificate (Taufschein) for Catharina Stambach, born 1835, by Adam Wuertz Only a few days left to sign up for the Saturday June 5 Pennsylvania Germans in York County seminar sponsored by the South Central Pennsylvania Genealogical Society and York County Heritage Trust. Registration deadline is this Saturday,