Historian Jamie Kinsley and archivist Domi Miller explore York County people, places and issues in this new video series: 'Hometown History.'
June in York's square: You can almost predict that pivotal events will happen where Market and George streets cross. This replica courthouse stands today a couple of blocks west of the original York County Court House, where big stuff, indeed, did happen.
For some, the fence erected at York College in 2008 represented a dated idea of separation. The college has since reached across the fence into the downtown with at least two projects.
When Jimmy D. Scoggins purchased the York Daily Record in 1973, he faced a problem: How do you produce a modern newspaper in a turn-of-the-century building?
The East Market parking garage was built to combat retail loss to York-area suburban centers. It promised the same convenience and safety.
Sears'opened in 1928, and this store - its second - would serve as its longtime downtown home. Sears would operate at two other locations in its 90-year run in York.
Joseph Garretson’s Northern York County home is important to the county's Underground Railroad story. It was the site of the first known shooting of a freedom seeker in the county.
Leaders have emerged from the Parkway Homes and other public and affordable housing in York County for years. Retired WGAL anchor Ron Martin is one of the achievers who grew up in Parkway.
This building, York's Bond building, has seen many uses. But in a little over a week in April 1970, this East King Street building hosted an event that would influence York for decades.
In the 1700s, Washington Township’s Bermudian Valley hosted a settlement with ties to the Ephrata Cloister. A cemetery reminds us of this community.