Signs of History

YORK COUNTY

Formed August 19, 1749 from Lancaster County, it was Pennsylvania's fifth to be established. York, the county seat, was laid out in 1741. Continental Congress met in York, 1777-78. Here it adopted Articles of Confederation; ratified treaties with France. (City type: Colonial Courthouse, 205 W. Market St., York.)

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MASON-DIXON LINE ( PA 74 [Maryland 165] on State line.)
SUSQUEHANNA AND TIDEWATER CANAL ( PA 425 at York Furnace.)
SUSQUEHANNA CANAL ( PA 425 at York Furnace.)
SUSQUEHANNA AND TIDEWATER CANAL ( PA 624, 1.8 miles NE of Craley.)
SUSQUEHANNA CANAL ( PA 624, 1.8 miles NE of Craley.)
CAPTAIN THOMAS CRESAP, 1703-1790 ( Plaque: PA 624 at Bank Hill Rd., 2.4 miles NE of Craley.)
CRESAP'S FORT ( PA 624, 2.4 miles NE of Craley.)
SUSQUEHANNA AND TIDEWATER CANAL ( PA 624, .1 mile SE of Wrightsville.)
SUSQUEHANNA CANAL (PA 624, .1 mile SE of Wrightsville.)
GETTYSBURG CAMPAIGN ( PA 462 (old US 30) at Susquehanna River bridge, Wrightsville.)
SPRINGETSBURY MANOR ( 462 [old US 30] in Wrightsville.)
AMERICA'S FIRST IRON STEAMBOAT ( PA 462 [old US 30] .3 mile W of Wrightsville.)
CAMP SECURITY ( PA 462 [old US 30] 3 miles E of York at Stonybrook.)
CODORUS FURNACE ( PA 24 at SR 1008 [former LR 66040], Starview.)
FIRST PINCHOT ROAD ( PA 177, 1.5 miles S of Lewisberry.)
WARRINGTON MEETING HOUSE ( PA 74, .2 mile E of Wellsville.)
GETTYSBLIRG CAMPAIGN ( PA 462 [old US 30] W of York, .3 mile W of PA 234.)
YORK ( On main highways leading into city.)
YORK INTER-STATE FAIR (PA 462 (W. Market St.) at fairgrounds, near W end of York.)
PHINEAS DAVIS ( City type: NW corner, King & Newberry Sts., York.)
GOLDEN PLOUGH TAVERN ( City type: W. Market St. [PA 74 & 462 eastbound] just E of Pershing Aye., York.)
GEN. HORATIO GATES ( City type: W. Market St. between Pershing Aye. & Beaver St., York.)
MAJOR JOHN CLARK ( City type: S. Beaver St. near W. Market St., York.)
HALL & SELLERS PRESS (City type: SW corner, Market & Beaver Sts., York.)
GEN. WAYNE HEADQUARTERS ( City type: NW corner, Market & Beaver Sts., York.)
COLONEL THOMAS HARTLEY ( City type: W. Market St. between Beaver & George Sts., York.)
BLACK HORSE TAVERN ( City type: NW section o1 Square, York.)
GLOBE INN ( City type: SW section of Square, York.)
PROVINCIAL COURTHOUSE ( City type: SE section of Square, York.)
McCLEAN HOUSE ( City type: NE section of Square, York.)
JAMES SMTIH ( City type: E. Market St., First Presbyterian churchyard, York.)
"YORK HOUSE" ( City type: 225 E. Market St., York.)
WILLIAM C. GOODDRIDGE ( City type: 123 E. Philadelphia St. [PA 74 & 462 westbound], York.)
YORK MEETING ( City type: W. Philadelphia St. at meetinghouse, York.)
YORK LIBERTY BELL ( City type: N. Beaver St. in Episcopal churchyard, York.)
PHILIP LIVINGSTON ( City type: N. George St. (Business I 83) at Prospect Hill Cemetery.)
YORK COUNTY PRISON ( City type: NE corner, King & George Sts., York.)
PENN COMMON ( City type: College Aye. at Penn Common, York.)
YORK IMPERIAL APPLE ( George St. (SR 3001, old US 111) 2 miles S of York.)
HANOVER JUNCTION ( PA 616, 4 miles S of New Salem at Hanover Junction.)
GETTYSBURRG CAMPAIGN ( PA 116 near junction PA 216 just E of Hanover.)
McALLISTER TAVERN ( City type: Baltimore [PA 94] & Middle Sts., Hanover.)
BATTLE 0F HANOVER ( City type: SW section of Square, Hanover.)
KILPATRICK HEADQUARTERS ( City type: NW section of Square, Hanover.)
MARKET HOUSE ( City type: NE section of Square, Hanover.)
ABRAHAM LINCOLN ( City type: Carlisle St. [PA 94] & Park Aye., Hanover.)
GETTYSBURG CAMPAIGN ( PA 194 just SW of Hanover.)

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