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Spring Garden Township Archives

Prohibition Speakeasy The dotted lines show the 1901 property boundary for the 49-acre farm of Captain William Frey in Springettsbury Township, York County, PA. The farm was located near Alpine Road and north of Ridgewood Road; extending uphill to the present Rocky Ridge Park boundary. The property boundary is plotted

Smyser’s Mill along North Hills Road At the top of this illustration, I’ve pointed out, and marked, six 1860 buildings in the North Hills Road Area 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

The Hermit House of Springettsbury Township At the top of this illustration, I’ve pointed out, and marked, four 1860 buildings in the Area South of Rocky Ridge within what is now Springettsbury Township. The “Region Boundry Line” is my line to separate the “North Region” from the “East Region,” at

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 of November; however giving greater space to the higher ranked posts. These are your favorites during November 2015: 1—Initial YORK 275th

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 top of this illustration, I’ve pointed out, and marked, ten 1860 buildings in the Lower 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 photo to

This sign was saved when the Pittsburgh building that housed the Rudy Brothers Stained-Glass studio was demolished. It is now displayed in one of two Rudy Brothers exhibits at the Senator John Heinz History Center in Pittsburgh. The Glass Exhibit includes this sign, Rudy artwork, photos and descriptions about the