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This is one of the slides in the October History Night presentation about stations, stops, and stories of “Rails through Springettsbury.” The circa 1939 roadwork photo provided several questions in the queue of one-on-one discussions later in the evening. This post provides expanded answers and additional illustrations to clarify those

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,

John Dauber Florist business in York County was not just a flower shop. For more than 70-years this family owned business operated from an array of large greenhouses to far-reaching plant nurseries; with ties to the Susquehanna Trail, Arsenal Road and ultimately Route 30. In the circa 1950s eastward looking