Delta’s Old Line Museum is open Sunday afternoons, May through September from 1:30 until 4 p.m.
In the 50-year period from about 1875 to 1925, John A. Dempwolf’s firm drafted York County’s skyline and produced a legion of associates who started their own firms to also design points on the county’s horizon.
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.
It is a positive sign that a teacher is deepening her own understanding and investing considerable time in helping others learn about the long-term oppression and racism that led to the riots of the late 1960s.
The front porch of Union Lutheran in York’s west end, for one, awaited the hundreds of factory and office workers and bosses from York Corporation and the other nearby factories, scores with loved one fighting on the beaches of France that day or scheduled for future waves.
Dr. Edmund Meisenhelder opened the earliest forerunner to Memorial Hospital in 1913 – in the Avenues in York, Pa. The Out Door Country Club and other iconic institutions operated there as well.
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 from all over, including a new book on Gen. Jacob L. Devers and a mystery statue.