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York Council of Boy Scouts, Troop 32, installed a concrete Lincoln Highway marker “opposite the end of Round Top Road” on September 1, 1928. Research into the 1928 Hellam Township location where Round Top Road intersected the Lincoln Highway, revealed details about the Roundtop resort. Roundtop is a massive mansion,

Stone Fence Acres is the name given to ongoing land acquisitions in Chanceford Township by internationally known artist Jeff Koons. Following a talk last November by the owner of a farm in Chanceford Townsip, a comment was made: “I don’t doubt, with his resources, Jeff Koons’ acreage will eclipse Lauxmont

Canal bridge illustrations and photos are used to answer questions of how did the Codorus Navigation canal cross paths with intersecting waterways; such as Mill Creek and Dee Run in York County. An often-related follow-up question concerns the same issue when the Susquehanna and Tidewater Canal crossed paths with intersecting

The October 13, 2021, History Night in Springettsbury Township will feature the Codorus Creek, which forms the northwest boundary of the township. Stephen H. Smith will provide the presentation, exploring the Codorus Navigation Works. Ruins from those Works were discovered and photographed by Mike Spyker. Township residents and the local

A log house in Goldsboro was carefully dismantled about 25-years ago and stored in a barn. The owners of the dismantled log house for the past 13-years, Ted Pesano and his wife, were planning to reassemble the house as their residence, however circumstances have changed. The marked pieces and drawings, for reassembly, are now for sale. Their hope is that the log house can stay in York County.

Nick Lentz noted that when his grandparents dated they often went to the Imperial Theatre in Wrightsville. Those dates always included shared dreams of buying a car as they walked by an enticing car lot at the theatre entrance. That car lot turned out to be shrewdly located by the common owner of the Theatre and the Lincoln Highway Garage; which was an agency for Ford, Dodge and Buick automobiles.

Lee Davis submitted information on the 200th Anniversary re-enactment of the westward march of the Continental Congress by way of Lancaster to York; which originally took place during September of 1777 upon the British capture of Philadelphia during the Revolutionary War. During the re-enactment, Lee Davis, a teacher at Eastern