One of many cultural or historical restoration projects or new builds going up around York County: When the King Family of King's Mill fame built this house, it was known as the Mansion House. Later, it became Schmidt & Ault's mill offices. Today, it's part of York College's Knowledge Park and it's known as the Diehl House at Schmidt & Ault.
Continental Congress experienced highs, lows and the rigors of life on a frontier when they made York the national capital for nine months in 1777-78.
This Paradise Township farmhouse emerged from obscurity for a moment eight score years ago for a short day that merits a long chapter in York County's story.
In the mid-1700s, the neighborhood west of the Codorus was tagged Bottstown. Mr. Bott wanted his town to compete with York, over there to the east. But York got the head start, annexed Bott’s town in the 1880s and, over time, drew much of the city’s investment. Now there’s a plan that features the best things about Penn Street, an important neighborhoods on the Codorus’ west bank.
Four generations of the Stayer family, descendants of Adam Stayer, conscientious objectors in the Civil War.
People escaping bondage could stand on Yellow Hill and gaze across the Mason-Dixon Line, a mere 20 miles away, and whisper to themselves “I’m free.” A form of self-imposed, collective emancipation.
York County Courthouse scorecard: Two demolished. One almost knocked down and then expanded - it would have been replaced with the structure in this rendering. One bland courthouse built.
York County used to be covered in farmland. Now, those agricultural acres are shrinking. Here is a story of one man's life and the tough mother who raised him and his 11 siblings.
These craftsmen show how to split slate quarried from a long ridge in the Delta-Peach Bottom region of York County.
This drawing, from a 1720 Herman Moll map, shows the Susquehannock village in York County located in what is today's Native Lands County Park.