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This is one of the slides in the October History Night presentation about stations, stops, and stories of “Rails through Springettsbury.” The circa 1939 roadwork photo provided several questions in the queue of one-on-one discussions later in the evening. This post provides expanded answers and additional illustrations to clarify those

York Council of Boy Scouts, Troop 32, installed a concrete Lincoln Highway marker “opposite the end of Round Top Road” on September 1, 1928. Research into the 1928 Hellam Township location where Round Top Road intersected the Lincoln Highway, revealed details about the Roundtop resort. Roundtop is a massive mansion,

Before big-box chain grocery stores, a scattering of community grocery stores served the residents of Springettsbury Township. One such store, Evans’ Grocery, operated in the building at 45 North Findlay Street in the East York neighborhood from 1930 until 1965. Evans’ Grocery Store was among over 200 early businesses, which