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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

The last two known York County Susquehannock Indian sites have recently been safely preserved. The illustration above is from Herman Moll’s 1720 map of North America, in the collection of the York County Heritage Trust Library/Archives. It is very similar to, and probably based on, Augustine Herrman’s 1670 contemporary illustration