The dismantling of a 54-year-old smokestack in York was the subject of a query with respect to a similar smokestack in Mishawaka, Indiana.
The father of Presidential candidate Joe Biden worked as a clerk-typist for the American Oil Company Bulk Plant along Hill Street in Spring Garden Township, York County, PA.
Penn State Football had nine games scheduled in 1918 however the combination of WWI and the Spanish flu pandemic compelled the cancelation of five games. The nine originally scheduled 1918 football opponents were: Muhlenberg, Gettysburg, at Washington and Jefferson, at Dartmouth, Lebanon Valley, at Cornell, Rutgers, at Lehigh, and at
Grace Dietz submitted a Yorkana postmarked postcard with questions about a relation who served as its Postmaster. The close-up of the postmark indicates it was stamped on October 3, 1906; during the A.M. Quoting from the e-mail query from Grace: “Hunkered down at home, a thought about this postcard caused
Thirty-nine Civil War Veterans were Kiwanis Banquet guests in the York Motor Clubhouse at 2025 East Market Street during 1922. Mahlon Haines was the guest speaker, as he was running for a seat in Congress. Mahlon is in the extreme lower left, within the close-up portion of the group photo.
In November of 1948 the Campbell Isolation Hospital opened next to the York Hospital for treating patients suffering from a wide variety of communicable diseases. This 1948 aerial photo shows the self-contained two-story Isolation Hospital under constructed next to the York Hospital, on the South George Street hillside; i.e. the
Myrna Hyson Ross is responsible for funding the entire endeavor to restore the original stone 1857 Hyson One-Room Schoolhouse along Round Hill Church Road in East Hopewell Township. The Stewartstown Area Historical Society provided guidance in the six-year effort, which transformed a failing structure, surrounded by woods threatening to claim
Brooks Robinson helped the York White Roses defeat the Baltimore Orioles at York’s Memorial Stadium in June of 1955. The news, that the sixth-place farm club slammed the big-league team for 13-runs, made front page news in Baltimore; quoting the opening lines from the Baltimore Sun of June 28th: “York,