How did Springettsbury Township’s ‘Glades’ get its name?
Neat stuff below: York from on high/Springetts’ original firehall/Hoke House
The turnover in ownership at the Glades Auction House prompted a ydr.com visit to this Springettsbury Township landmark. But that news raises a question about how that area got its unusual name. The short answer is that it came from an area without trees lining the road to Vinegar Ferry. Here, a veterans monument sites outside the auction house. Also of interest: Druck Valley, Glades area offers beautiful scenery for Sunday afternoon drive.
Glades Auction House was originally a two-room school house. In has served as an auction house since 1952. Also of interest: Springetts collector attracts ‘Antiques Roadshow’s’ Kenos.
More neat stuff from all over … .
Hoke House: This local man says his family building this Spring Grove landmark.
Springetts business: Yorkblogger Stephen Smith lists some of the businesses that have been located in the original Springettsbury Township fire station: What do Fire House, Woozy Moose and Casablanca have in Common?