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The brand new 2011 York County Heritage Trust Journal or York County Heritage is now available through the Trust’s museum shops. The six articles cover a gamut of subjects from York County history from the 1750s through the 1970s. They include: “150 Years Ago: Lewis Miller’s ‘Drilling Camp, York. Pa.

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,

View of the Schultz House from top of field I recently attended the Springettsbury Township officially announcing that the township has acquired the former Rowe farm. This acquisition preserved 115 undeveloped acres, the largest intact part of the 280 original tract of David Brubaker’s land on which Camp Security stood.

Seems to be some Irish excitement about President Obama visiting the village of one of his Irish ancestors, but they have nothing on us. As York County Heritage Trust Library Director Lila Fourhman-Shaull pointed out in an article she wrote for Trust Talk, YCHT’s member newsletter, shortly after the president