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Near the beginning of every month, I’m sharing with my readers the top 10 posts from the previous month. This single graphic, features illustrations from all top 10 posts; however giving greater space to the higher ranked posts. These are your favorites during January 2016: 1— Pigeon Hills debunks Red

Near the beginning of every month, I’m sharing with my readers the top 10 posts from the previous month. This single graphic, features illustrations from all top 10 posts; however giving greater space to the higher ranked posts. These are your favorites during December 2015: 1—New History Center Generated Edison

In this sketch, Cliff Satterthwaite captures the energetic Grand Opening of the York County Tourist Information Center along Mt. Zion Road; across from Avalong Farms Dairy Bar. The opening occurred on April 15, 1973 and in the first four months 16,000 visitors had passed through the doors. The center’s placement

Commons Drive is a new road extending from Eastern Boulevard to East Market Street in Springettsbury Township.  Commons Drive will intersect Market Street just east of Hoss’s Steak & Sea House.  Commons Drive is the address of the new Springettsbury Fire Station.  This photo shows the progress of Commons Drive

Vinegar’s Ferry Road In the post 1830 Then & Now for a Stately House in Springettsbury Township, I discovered when Peter deBarth moved, into what is now Springettsbury Township, via the on-line Deed Indexes at the York County Archives.  “Peter D. Barthe” purchased property in the township, per Deed Book

Within this illustration, I’ve pointed out ten 1860 buildings and their corresponding location on a 1938 aerial photo.  I’ll work my way around Springettsbury Township, ten buildings at a time, until all buildings from 1860 are visited.  The present commercial corridors will be visited first.  See the post: Springettsbury Township