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I’m giving a talk on Rail Events in the 1800’s for the Glen Rock Historic Preservation Society on April 22nd, 2014.  In the 1800’s, engines, such as Steam Into History’s 1860’s era replica steam locomotive, pulled trains through Glen Rock or stopped at the train station to off-load & take-on

Quoting three lines within a 1912 article on the Shultz House by Dr. I. H. Betz; appearing in the January 27th, 1912 issue of The Gazette: The Monocacy road, extending from the Susquehanna to the Potomac rivers, was laid out in 1739.  When it was established it passed in front,

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 4 of Chapter 13 . . . PeachBottom.  A new part will be posted every Thursday.  Recent chapters stand alone, starting

This 1921 Lincoln Highway map segment shows the general location of the Club House of the York Motor Club.  Noted in small print, the location is a little over two-miles east of York on the north side of the Lincoln Highway. The Lincoln Highway, conceived in 1913, was America’s first

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 1 of Chapter 12 . . . Narrow.  A new part will be posted every Thursday.  Recent chapters stand alone, starting

Last week I posted More On Dr. Crandall’s Health School in Springettsbury Township; adding to Research by June Lloyd after I came across several 1921 ads for Dr. Crandall’s Heath School.  June Lloyd had already written extensively about Dr. Crandall.  Here is the link to June’s post: Crandall’s Health School