The pond at the headwaters of Poor House Run has a rich history from ice harvesting to immersion baptismal services.
The father of Presidential candidate Joe Biden had a prominent role in a York Little Theatre production featuring feuding women conspiring to become First Lady.
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.
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
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
Isabel Dromgold established The Christmas Card Girl greeting card business in York during 1926. Isabel already operated several stores in York during the 1930s, when she began conducting, what grew into a worldwide greeting card mail-order business; from her home on Rockburn Street in the East York section of Springettsbury
Ella Robinson was a trailblazing black teacher in York City schools following her 1886 graduation from York High. In both respects, several of her sisters followed in her footsteps. One of my school talks includes a few comments about the early history of York High, in which I note: one
Joyce Runkle submitted photos of Walters General Store which doubled as a Yorkana Phillips 66 Gas Station and is skillfully captured in artwork by Cliff Satterthwaite. Joyce, from Springfield, Missouri, discovered the John Walters Store photos in some family history work that had been underway by her late Mother. Joyce