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Story of the Susquehanna Trail in the Good Roads Movement: Part 9 We have the Susquehanna Trail road name in York County as a result of the Good Roads Movement in Pennsylvania. This map shows initial routes and the final route during the process of establishing the Susquehanna Trail in

In April of 2013, I was giving a presentation at the Zimmerman Center for Heritage; discussing finding the location of the Town of Pleasant Garden, among other things.  Mark Platts noted that High Street, within the planned Town of Pleasant Garden, shows up on the 1801 Benjamin Henry Latrobe Map

Story of the Susquehanna Trail in the Good Roads Movement: Part 8 Route 250, through York Haven, is highlighted on this State Highway Department map from 1915. In 1918, Route 250 is North George Street in York that heads through Emigsville, Manchester Boro, York Haven Boro, Newberrytown, Lewisberry Boro, Bunches,

Story of the Susquehanna Trail in the Good Roads Movement: Part 7 In 1918, the Board of Governors of the Susquehanna Trail Association visited York on June 12th and Gettysburg on June 13th; to help them decide which city would be the terminus of the southern extension of the Susquehanna

RAILCAR GOLD is a historically accurate multi-generational fictional tale of hidden treasure, primarily set in York County, Pennsylvania during the latter half of the Nineteenth Century.  This is Part 3 of Chapter 18 . . . David.  A new part will be posted every Thursday.  Recent chapters stand alone, starting

In 1899, the Wrightsville Hardware Company had been manufacturing hardware and iron novelties for 19-years.  The #15, in the post headline, signifies that in the year 1899, there were only fourteen companies containing a work force of more employees in all of York County. This is a southeast view of