Spring Grove has produced many accomplished people. Dig deep into other York County communities and you’ll many heroes as well.
Aug. 19 marks the 265th anniversary of the original York County courthouse’s groundbreaking and the 270th anniversary of York County, the fifth of 67 counties formed in Pennsylvania and the first west of the Susquehanna River
Motorists are greeted with weedy, gravelly traffic islands near the Interstate 83/North George interchange. But there are other uninviting sights as well.
You’ll see these four teens around the Red Lion museum, interacting with visitors and operating the extensive model railroad platform at the rear of the old Ma & Pa Railroad Station.
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.