Truck plows into York, Pa.’s Plough (Tavern)
Jennifer Hall, of the York County Heritage Trust, takes photos of the damage inside the Golden Plough Tavern after a truck crashed into the front of the building, dating from the 1740s. Click on following background posts: Of bars, beds, bugs and backpacks in Ye Olde York, Pa. and York’s Golden Plough soul window said to have allowed spirit of dying to escape and Truck driver delivered broadside to Golden Plough, but left scarcely a scratch.
A truck damaged York’s historic Golden Plough Tavern, perhaps the city’s oldest building … .
Dennis Kunkle of the York County Heritage Trust arrived on the scene and saw the tailgate of a Chevy truck sticking out of the building.
“To see a truck halfway in our building,” he told the York Daily Record/Sunday News, “I sort of couldn’t believe it.”
A York man drove his 1983 truck into the tavern, according to York City Police.
Although damage assessments are ongoing, it seemingly could have been worse.
‘It’s a testimony to the craftsmanship,” the York County Heritage Trust’s Dennis Kunkle said.
Click on additional background posts:
– Destructive flood of 1933 struck York County 75 years ago.
– Events in 1777 helped tip Revolution toward patriots.
– York: ‘The first capital of the United States?’.