Some Civil War sites in York County are well known, but others are in remote areas and take legwork to find. This Paradise Township site, a Jacob Altland farmhouse was the site of the surrender of York to the Confederates in late-June 1863.

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Since its beginning, York County has served as a crossroads. Settlers would pass through here to go to all points of the compass. Centre Square, later Continental Square, illustrated here, was the epicenter of pioneers seeking their fortune. Yet, other intersections have been the scenes of activity, We're exploring those here.

Continue ReadingWhere York’s Philadelphia & Newberry streets meet