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The Springettsbury History Night event in April featured Jeri Jones’ outstanding presentation on the Geology and Mining History of Springettsbury. The YouTube video of his talk can be accessed through this link. Prior to Jeri’s presentation, I indicated the History Night event in July would highlight 100 years of entertainment

The latest layout of the proposed Mt. Zion Commons, on the northeast corner of East Market Street and Mount Zion Road, was presented to the Springettsbury Township Board of Supervisors on April 27, 2023 by the developers. That was done as a preview of their application of variance that will

When I-83 was constructed through York County in the 1950s, most dwellings taken by eminent domain were simply demolished. However when highway construction schedules allowed, these condemned structures were offered for sale; provided the buyer stuck to strict schedules and conditions. If the intent of the buyer was salvaging selected

Ted Schaefer inquired about the name of the Veterinarian with a practice on the triangular plot of land between South Queen Street and Springwood Road; in the “Queensgate” region of York Township. In that inquiry Ted pointed out a prior YorksPast post incorrectly identified that veterinary business as the Amber

This is one of the slides in the October History Night presentation about stations, stops, and stories of “Rails through Springettsbury.” The circa 1939 roadwork photo provided several questions in the queue of one-on-one discussions later in the evening. This post provides expanded answers and additional illustrations to clarify those