The Rev. John H. Hector would never forget a moment when he was dressed in
In York County, Harriet Tubman found some like-minded county residents who were against slavery and fellow operators on the Underground Railroad, particularly among Quakers north of the Conewago Creek. But the abolitionist view was not the majority report in the county.
Turner Big Screen Classics is bringing back the film for 30th-anniversary showings, and it will be screened at selected theaters in Central Pennsylvania on July 21 and July 24.
Over its long history, York’s Penn Park has enjoyed good moments and survived bad times. Today, it is again becoming a desirable place to gather.
Leroy Atwater has assisted in bringing three monuments honoring black veterans in the York area from idea to completion.
Check out this neat, unrelated stuff about York County history, including George Washington Memorial Plaza and the unsung York Town Craftsmen Guild.
This is the 1800s home of Dr. Adam Eisenhart, now part of the Stillmeadow Church of the Nazarene’s campus in Manchester Township, Pa. It’s among scores of properties on the Manchester Township Historical Society’s Historical Property Review. A digital file on the building lists the property of high historical value. ‘According to census data and genealogy research, the 1860 owner was Dr. Adam Eisenhart, 1811-1872. His wife was Leah Ferry (or Ferree), 1820-1882,’ the property review states. The historical society’s review consists of a mapped, searchable database of such historical structures.