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In Monday’s post we learned about an old, non-dated, hand-drawn plan of the Town of Pleasant Garden in the files of the York County Heritage Trust.  We also learned that the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania passed an act on April 11th 1793, authorizing a Susquehanna River Bridge from Blue Rock, Lancaster

In previous posts I wrote about the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania act passed April 11th 1793, authorizing a Susquehanna River Bridge from Blue Rock, Lancaster County to Pleasant Garden, York County.  This was the earliest river bridge authorized to York County and although the bridge was never built, the act provides

This York County section of G. F. Cram’s 1889 map shows 6 Railroad Stations between Wrightsville and York.  Likewise O. W. Gray’s 1876 map in my post on Monday showed 6 Railroad Stations between Wrightsville and York.  This post will pinpoint the locations of the 6 Railroad Stations noted on

The illustration contains a photocopy of the introduction to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania act passed April 11th 1793, authorizing a Susquehanna River Bridge from Blue Rock, Lancaster County to Pleasant Garden, York County.  This was the earliest river bridge authorized to York County and although the bridge was never built,

The York County section of J. H. Colton’s 1859 map of Pennsylvania shows the earliest railroads in the county.  This post provides a short timeline history of these railroads and provides historical background for the Railcar Gold novel installments being posted every Thursday.  Last week the main character, a nine-year-old

The illustration contains a photocopy of the introduction to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania act passed April 11th 1793, authorizing a Susquehanna River Bridge from Blue Rock, Lancaster County to Pleasant Garden, York County.  This was the earliest river bridge authorized to York County and although the bridge was never built,