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An April 10, 2024 Springettsbury History Night event is where “Mahlon Haines legacy in Springettsbury” will share stories of the forty years he lived in Springettsbury Township. Location of the free event is the Community Room within the Springettsbury Township Administrative Complex at 1501 Mount Zion Road, York, PA 17402, at 7:00 P.M.

In 1932 Amelia Earhart became the first women, and second person, to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean, doing so five years after Charles Lindbergh accomplished that feat. York, Pennsylvania, was a stop on Earhart’s lecture circuit in 1933, where she recounted events of the flight.

The subject of the Fall History Night event in Springettsbury Township is “The 1940s and 1950s in Springettsbury.” The event will take place on Wednesday evening October 11, 2023, in the Community Room within the Springettsbury Township Administrative Complex at 1501 Mount Zion Road, York, PA 17402, at 7:00 P.M.

This is the requested YorksPast go-to-site for all of the YouTube Videos of Springettsbury Township History Night Events. This site will be continually updated as videos of new events become available. For those not able attend the October 11, 2023 event, the YouTube video of “The 1940s and 1950s in

Stephen H. Smith will be sharing some historical stories about Yorkshire as the lead speaker in a walk through that Springettsbury Township community on Saturday September 23, 2023 at 3:00 PM. The walk begins at the Yorkshire Elementary School parking lot on Maywood Road. My comments will serve as an

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 York County History Center Collection contains a neat group photo of hundreds of York Manufacturing Company employees; which was tentatively dated circa 1895. On the back is a label for Swords Bros. Photographers, 25 West Market Street, York, PA. This post pinpoints February 3rd, 1902, as the date the