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    In this photo provided by the York County Heritage Trust, children with polio get fitted for braces. More than 100 people contracted polio in 1941 in York County. At least nine people died from the epidemic. Schools closed, and young people couldn't attend public gatherings, funerals or swimming pools. 'No slight cold, sore throat or upset stomach should be disregarded by parents,' a local newspaper article from that summer reads. (SUBMITTED)

    Public auction at farm near York, Pennsylvania

    Central Market House in York, Pa.

    Hotel Yorktowne in York, Pa. via Blake Stough/Preserving York

    Taken on West Market Street in York, Pa. facing east towards the square of York, you can easily see signs on just about every facade. At the top of the photo you can see the Hotel Yorktowne sign while others are visible for Plitt’s Ginger Ale, McCrory’s, and even one for York Federal Savings and Loan. via Blake Stough/Preserving York

    Many York countians will remember this is York County Shopping Center sign. Stephen Smith of York, Pa., provided this image, circa 1962. He noted that you can see part of Food Fair, one of the retailers at the center, the York-areas first suburban shopping plaza.

    View South on Baltimore Street in Hanover circa 1963. his image also came from the “Official Program – Hanover Bi-Centennial”, published in 1963. via Blake Stouch/Preserving York

    The ladies – complete with hats to shade them from the sun – were floating in the Susquehanna River when this photograph was taken near Accomac Inn. via Blake Stough/Preserving York

    In the background you can see one side of the Accomac Inn, which were constructed from stone prior to the 1935 fire. via Blake Stough/Preserving York

    These ladies are probably enjoying a warm summer afternoon wading in the Susquehanna River near the Accomac Inn. via Blake Stough/Preserving York

    The Accomac in early 1900's. via Blake Stough/Preserving York

    The Accomac Inn – located in Hellam Township – has been serving its guests for well over 200 years. via Blake Stough/Preserving York

    This beautiful burial ground at Wildasin Meeting House contains many unique stone designs and Pennsylvania Dutch symbols. Some stones are in excellent condition while others are barely legible. The stone above was placed there for the burial of Henry Wildasin, born in 1821 and died as a child in 1824. via Blake Stough/Preserving York

    Inside of Wildasin Meeting House in Penn Township. via Blake Stough/Preserving York

    Wildasin Meeting House in Penn Township via Blake Stough/Preserving York

    Anderson Motor Company via Blake Stough Preserving York blog.

    The simple postcard above shows a lesser-known Dempwolf building, Anderson Motor Co., via Blake Stough Preserving York blog

    One of many cigar factories in Dallastown. Located on South Walnut Street, this building is currently a mini storage facility.

    Sept 13 1943 - Box factory workers Workers at what appears to be the Merchant’s Box Factory in Dallastown, PA.

    Dallastown, PA visit from President Johnson during it’s Centennial celebration in 1966.

    The architectually significant former W.H. Raab residence sits today, as in this postcard, across from Glatfelter’s Furniture store on East Main street in Dallastown.

    The Commercial Hotel is the most dominant building on Dallastown’s square – the traditional center of the borough sitting along Route 74. The old hotel, at the corner of Walnut and Main streets, is now used as apartments. It’s still one of the most architecturally prominent buildings in Dallastown, which incorporated as a borough in 1866.

    This image depicts York’s Continental Square at Christmastime, circa 1938, complete with downtown trolleys.

    This is an rare map of York, Pa.’s Continental Square in 1933, as drawn up by the engineering firm of C.S. Davidson.

    This is an unusual view of the Brook Leaf Love Nest, courtesy of York resident Dick Wilson. The honeymoon site, shown here in 1945, was constructed on the Howard Emig Farm in Hellam Township along Kreutz Creek.