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The Country Estate of Elias Ebert on Eberts Lane At the top of this illustration, I’ve pointed out, and marked, ten 1860 buildings in the Western Area within what is now Springettsbury Township. At the bottom of the above illustration is a 1937 aerial photo of the same region, were

At the left side of this illustration, I’ve pointed out, and marked, ten 1860 buildings in the southernmost region within what is now Springettsbury Township. At the right side of the above illustration is a 1938 aerial photo of the same region. I’ve zoomed in on the 1938 aerial photo

For the third month in a row YorksPast readership continued at a high level. Thanks to all my loyal readers. It was nice to meet several of my readers while touring the French frigate Hermione when it was docked in Annapolis; enjoyed your feedback. At the beginning of every month,

In 1852, Jacob G. Hauer established the Spring Forge Paper Mill within a former iron forge; it was the first paper mill in what is now Spring Grove. After Jacob died in 1855, his widow Susan hired operators to keep the paper mill running for Jacob’s heirs. By 1863, the