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York, Pennsylvania, USA

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Bob Hoffman of York is hailed the world round as the Father of Weightlifting. Hoffman started York Barbell Corp. in 1932 and preached the gospel of physical fitness throughout his life as an U.S. Olympic coach, businessman and philanthropist.


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  • 1777 to 1778 - Articles of Confederation
    October 1777 - June 1778 - While Congress was sitting in York, it approved the Articles of Confederation, the first step toward a national...Read MORE...


  • 1854 - York
    York, a wealthy post-borough of York township, capital of York county, Pennsylvania, on Codorus creek, 10 miles S. W. from the Susquehanna river, 28...Read MORE...


  • News 1856 - Tornado
    Further Particulars. - The storm of Saturday night was quite serious at York, Pa. The Gazette says:

    It lifted the sheet iron roof from the large...Read MORE...


  • News 1869 - Lead
    Lead of the best quality has been found near York, Pa.
    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    December 25, 1869

  • News 1888 - Hall Collapses
    A Hall at York, Pa., collapsed on the 26th during an entertainment, burying three hundred persons in the ruins, and large number were seriously...Read MORE...


  • York, Pennsylvania, USA
    Penna R.R. Depot, York, Pa.
    Postcard
  • 1894 - April 10 - York, PA received 26 inches of snow

    The Weather Channel

  • 1895 - York
    York, a post-borough, the capital of York co., Pa., situated on Codorus Creek, 28 miles S.S.E. of Harrisburg, 24 miles W. by S. of Lancaster, 48...Read MORE...


  • York, Pennsylvania, USA
    High School
    Postcard
  • York, Pennsylvania, USA
    Center Square, York, Pa.
    Postcard
  • 1906
    York, a city, capital of York co., Pa., on Codorus Creek, 28 miles SSE. of Harrisburg, on the Northern Central, the Maryland and Pennsylvania and the ...Read MORE...


  • York, Pennsylvania, USA
    Farquhar Park, 1906
    Postcard
  • York, Pennsylvania, USA
    Royal Fire Co.
    Postcard
  • York, Pennsylvania, USA
    Spahr Building, Centre Square and North George St.
    Postcard
  • York, Pennsylvania, USA
    Market Street (W.), York, Pa., 1907
    Postcard
  • York, Pennsylvania, USA
    Don't Miss Ye Grand Old York Fair
    Oct. 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9, 1908

    Grand Stand at Fairgrounds, York, Pa.
    Postcard
  • York, Pennsylvania, USA
    St. Patrick's Church
    Postcard
  • York, Pennsylvania, USA
    Codorous Creek
    Postcard
  • York, Pennsylvania, USA
    Hotel Penn
    Postcard
  • York, Pennsylvania, USA
    Reliance Fire Co.
    Postcard
  • York, Pennsylvania, USA
    Rex Hook and Ladder Co.
    Postcard
  • News 1911 - Fire Destroys Printing Plant
    Special to The Inquirer.

    YORK, Pa., July 16.- Hard luck seems to follow James K. Taylor, a well-known business man of this city. Yesterday Mr....Read MORE...


  • York, Pennsylvania, USA
    Colonial Hotel
    Postcard
  • York, Pennsylvania, USA
    Laurel Fire House
    Postcard
  • York, Pennsylvania, USA
    Wiests Dam
    Postcard
  • York, Pennsylvania, USA
    York Country Club
    Postcard
  • York, Pennsylvania, USA
    Hotel Yorktowne, York, Pa.
    Postcard
  • 1932 - Bob Hoffman of York is hailed the world round as the Father of Weightlifting. Hoffman started York Barbell Corp. in 1932 and preached the gospel of physical fitness throughout his life as an US Olympic coach, businessman and philanthropist.

    www.ereferencedesk.com/ resources/ state-facts/ pennsylvania.html

  • 1969 - Two killed in race riots in York; 60 people arrested, city block burned

    www.worldatlas.com/ webimage/ countrys/ namerica/ usstates/ patimeln.htm



Old Photos, Pictures, Advertisements and Postcards from York, Pennsylvania, USA


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Penna R.R. Depot, York, Pa.
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York, Pennsylvania, USA
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High School
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York, Pennsylvania, USA
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Center Square, York, Pa.
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York, Pennsylvania, USA
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Farquhar Park, 1906
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York, Pennsylvania, USA
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Royal Fire Co.
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York, Pennsylvania, USA
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Spahr Building, Centre Square and North George St.
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York, Pennsylvania, USA
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Market Street (W.), York, Pa., 1907
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York, Pennsylvania, USA
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Don't Miss Ye Grand Old York Fair
Oct. 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9, 1908

Grand Stand at Fairgrounds, York, Pa.
Postcard

York, Pennsylvania, USA
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St. Patrick's Church
Postcard

York, Pennsylvania, USA
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Codorous Creek
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York, Pennsylvania, USA
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Hotel Penn
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York, Pennsylvania, USA
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Reliance Fire Co.
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York, Pennsylvania, USA
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Rex Hook and Ladder Co.
Postcard

York, Pennsylvania, USA
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Colonial Hotel
Postcard

York, Pennsylvania, USA
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Laurel Fire House
Postcard

York, Pennsylvania, USA
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Wiests Dam
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York, Pennsylvania, USA
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York Country Club
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York, Pennsylvania, USA
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Hotel Yorktowne, York, Pa.
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History, News and Stories of York, Pennsylvania, USA

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  • 1777 to 1778 - Articles of Confederation
    October 1777 - June 1778 - While Congress was sitting in York, it approved the Articles of Confederation, the first step toward a national... Read MORE...

  • 1854 - York
    York, a wealthy post-borough of York township, capital of York county, Pennsylvania, on Codorus creek, 10 miles S. W. from the Susquehanna river, 28... Read MORE...

  • News  1856 - Tornado
    Further Particulars. - The storm of Saturday night was quite serious at York, Pa. The Gazette says:

    It lifted the sheet iron roof from the large... Read MORE...

  • News  1869 - Lead
    Lead of the best quality has been found near York, Pa. St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    December 25, 1869
  • News  1888 - Hall Collapses
    A Hall at York, Pa., collapsed on the 26th during an entertainment, burying three hundred persons in the ruins, and large number were seriously... Read MORE...

  • 1894 - April 10 - York, PA received 26 inches of snow

    The Weather Channel
  • 1895 - York
    York, a post-borough, the capital of York co., Pa., situated on Codorus Creek, 28 miles S.S.E. of Harrisburg, 24 miles W. by S. of Lancaster, 48... Read MORE...

  • York in Historic Postcards


    York in Historic Postcards (www.youtube.com)
  • 1906
    York, a city, capital of York co., Pa., on Codorus Creek, 28 miles SSE. of Harrisburg, on the Northern Central, the Maryland and Pennsylvania and the ... Read MORE...

  • News  1911 - Fire Destroys Printing Plant
    Special to The Inquirer.

    YORK, Pa., July 16.- Hard luck seems to follow James K. Taylor, a well-known business man of this city. Yesterday Mr.... Read MORE...

  • 1932 - Bob Hoffman of York is hailed the world round as the Father of Weightlifting. Hoffman started York Barbell Corp. in 1932 and preached the gospel of physical fitness throughout his life as an US Olympic coach, businessman and philanthropist.

    www.ereferencedesk.com/ resources/ state-facts/ pennsylvania.html
  • 1969 - Two killed in race riots in York; 60 people arrested, city block burned

    www.worldatlas.com/ webimage/ countrys/ namerica/ usstates/ patimeln.htm

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