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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

During the past month, I’ve heard from many family historians. All were very appreciative of my post where I explored why York’s addresses changed. Thanks for all of your comments and suggestions for future posts! I hope to see many of you during my April presentation at the Lancaster Family