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Before getting to the Top 10 YorksPast Civil War Posts, here are links to the most recent posts related to talks on the Grand Army of the Republic and David E. Small Post, No. 369, G.A.R., of York, Pennsylvania. African American Civil War Veterans organize in York York Hosts son

I wrote three posts about Cassandra (Small) Franklin last month.  Those posts were the result of a reader in Massachusetts providing photographs of several 1916 blueprint drawings for Miss Cassandra Small’s residence in York, PA.  Earlier this month a reader in California sent a link, an idea and questions while

RAILCAR GOLD is a historically accurate multi-generational fictional tale of hidden treasure, primarily set in York County, Pennsylvania during the latter half of the Nineteenth Century.  This is Part 1 of Chapter 13 . . . PeachBottom.  A new part will be posted every Thursday.  Recent chapters stand alone, starting

These 2013, 1941, 1937 and 1915 aerial views and maps show the western section of what is now Arsenal Road north of York.  I’ve noted the original path of this section of road as the crooked dotted yellow line on the present 2013 aerial photo. A light red line is

Even though Dollar General is no longer considering the 3790 East Market Street property, formerly Ettline Antiques, to tear down for one of their stores; the ca. 1875 estate is still for sale.  After the following Ettline property remarks, I include a linked index to previous Springettsbury Township related YorksPast

  YorksPast started with a post on July 26, 2012.  Not quite 15 months later this is my 300th post.  Thus you’ve seen a brand new YorksPast post, on the average, 20 times per month. I’d like to thank everyone for reading and providing feedback to YorksPast.  As I did

My post Friday contains background sources concerning Jacob Loucks affiliations with Four Paper Mills.  He was involved with these paper mills from the early to mid-1850s through the late 1860s, or possibly into the early 1870s; i.e. Jacob Loucks, from the age of his mid-20s into his mid-40s. The locations

In a series of posts, I’m looking at the history of various families, structures and businesses in the area where the humpback bridge once stood on the Lincoln Highway at Stony Brook.  Other parts in this series include: The Humpback Bridge at Stony Brook, Part 1: Ettline’s Antiques The Humpback

In a series of posts, I’m looking at the history of various families, structures and businesses in the area where the humpback bridge once stood on the Lincoln Highway at Stony Brook.  Other parts in this series include: The Humpback Bridge at Stony Brook, Part 1: Ettline’s Antiques The Humpback