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Readers Choose Top 10 Posts during May 2014


YorksPast started with a post on July 26, 2012, with about 30 views per day during the initial months.  This chart shows the growth of YorksPast readership in recent months; thanks to my ever-growing legion of loyal readers!

At the beginning of every month, I’m sharing with my readers the top 10 posts from the previous month.  I’ve noticed you’re also catching up on reading the past installments of my historical novel, that I post every Thursday; 27 of the top 50 post views were installments of Railcar Gold.  These are your favorites during May 2014:

Yt49NYC Exhibition of over 120 Artistic Works by Jeff Koons

This post provides a link to an upcoming exhibition of over 120 artistic works by York County native Jeff Koons.

Yt501830 Then & Now for a Stately House in Springettsbury Township

This is the closest “Now” photo of a house at 3103 East Market Street in Springettsbury Township, matching a 1830 painting by William Wagner.  The house is documented to be older than 1825.  Discover if Lafayette visited this house.

Yt41Readers Choose Top 10 Posts during April 2014

In early May, I shared this top 10 list; i.e. the posts with the most page views from my loyal readers, during April 2014.

Yt2Reading the HEADLINES; A Quick Index to ALL YorksPast Posts

Reading the Headlines is an always-up-to-date, quick index to all YorksPast Posts that was suggested by a reader.

Yt52The Sauer Kraut Clue

A comment by Melissa on a prior post resulted in the Sauer Kraut Clue to my Arsenal Road Quest.  It also earned Melissa a “gold star” on my list of YorksPast history mystery detectives.

Yt53Story behind Executive Floor Painting for YORK Air Conditioning Headquarters

Story behind a 4 x 6-feet painting; created in 1969 for the foyer of the Executive Floor of the newly built YORK Headquarters Building along South Richland Avenue.

Yt54World Trade Center had 49,000 Tons of YORK Cooling

A comment from reader Gary Wilson about the YORK Flex Coupling and memories of seeing the massive YORK Equipment within the World Trade Center during the 1970s.

Yt48Jeff Koons’ $33.7 Million Dollar Tulips; from Germany to Las Vegas

The 3-ton Tulips sculpture was installed in the Wynn Theater rotunda in Las Vegas early in 2013, after being acquired for $33,682,500.

Yt51Matching Historically Minded Buyers with Historic Properties

One of the fastest growing ways to match historically minded buyers with historic properties is through family ties.  Active listings target each surname in the ownership string.

Yt44What do Fire House, Woozy Moose and Casablanca have in Common?

Learn why the Fire House Tavern, Woozy Moose Tavern and Casablanca have an 82-year-old Springettsbury Township fire station in common.

Reading the HEADLINES; A Quick Index to ALL YorksPast Posts