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I received an unexpected reaction to last weeks post: General Gordon napped at 3103 East Market Street. This post answers that inquiry and also provides additional details about Albert Smyser’s prized horse; stolen by the confederate troops when they invaded York County during 1863. A reader inquired why the house

The past month was record breaking in hearing from my readers. I hope to see many of you during my April presentation at the Lancaster Family History Conference. At the beginning of every month, I’m sharing with my readers the top 10 posts from the previous month. These are your

Susquehanna Trail posts dominated the most popular YorksPast posts during October. Just like August and September, the series on the Susquehanna Trail continues to provide a significant boost in YorksPast readership … THANKS again! The Publicity Bureau of the Williamsport Chamber of Commerce published several brochures promoting the Susquehanna Trail

The 2014 Journal of York County Heritage was recently unveiled at the York County Heritage Trust (YCHT). I authored the article “A Family of Printers, The Billmeyers of York Town and the Early Printing Profession.” Several members of the Billmeyer family, that I write about, grace the cover of the