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Old photo of original Dempwolf drawing of City Market Over the past month or so I have been occasionally writing about York’s market houses. Central Market and the Penn Street Farmers Market still operate in their original nineteenth century buildings. The old Eastern Market and Carlisle Avenue Market buildings, both

Variety Iron Works from 1868-69 city directory at York County Heritage Trust I am glad to see that some of the remaining buildings of the Smyser-Royer Variety Iron Works complex are part of York City’s Northwest Triangle redevelopment project. One of my York Sunday News columns outlined the metamorphosis of

Prosperity seems to have come to the York County of 140 years ago, if the ads in the December 31, 1867 issue of the York Gazette are any indication. Entrepreneurs and agents from New York, Philadelphia, Maryland, and Adams County were offering investment opportunities. Real estate was enticingly offered by