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Mahlon Haines utilized an airplane to exercise buffaloes kept in a pasture at his Yorkshire Ranch in Springettsbury Township. On November 14, 1925, local newspapers reported: “BUFFALOES ARRIVE IN YORK—Directly from the plains of the Government reservation at Hot Springs, S.D., three buffaloes, a bull and two cows, arrived here

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. If you are reading this on the Ydr.com site, click on this

Hively’s One-Room Schoolhouse At the top of this illustration, I’ve pointed out, and marked, ten 1860 buildings in Hively’s Area within what is now Springettsbury Township. At the bottom of the above illustration is a 1937 aerial photo of the same region. I’ve zoomed in on the 1937 aerial photo

Glades Two-Room Schoolhouse At the top of this illustration, I’ve pointed out, and marked, four 1860 buildings in the Glades Area within what is now Springettsbury Township. At the bottom of the above illustration is a 1937 aerial photo of the same region. I’ve zoomed in on the 1937 aerial

The evening of Thursday September 15, 1960, an airplane carrying Democratic Presidential candidate Senator John F. Kennedy touched down in northern York County. A crowd of about 3,000 greeted Kennedy as he got off the plane at Harrisburg-York State Airport; now known as Capital City Airport. Senator Kennedy was already

At the top of this illustration, I’ve pointed out, and marked, five 1860 buildings in the area near Longstown within what is now Springettsbury Township. At the bottom of the above illustration is a 1938 aerial photo of the same region. I’ve zoomed in on the 1938 aerial photo to

Connection to Spurg’s Drive-In I volunteer helping patrons in the Library of the York County Heritage Trust. Last week I was returning items to the collections and noticed this photo on the top of a pile of recently donated photographs. My immediate reaction, ‘I know that garage.’ I looked at

Moore Cadillac & Logan Motors Moore Cadillac is captured by the artwork of Cliff Satterthwaite in this Winter Scene, when this Cadillac Dealership was located on the corner of South Queen Street and Tyler Run Road in York Township. Moore Cadillac began at 247-255 West King Street in the City