York

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Didn’t have much time to spend in York, but did get to see the old post office designed by US Treasury Architect Willoughby Edbrooke.  The old post office is designed in the Richardsonian Romanesque style, one of my favorites.  Edbrooke … Continue reading

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Harrisburg – State Capitol

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When President Teddy Roosevelt dedicated the Pennsylvania state capitol building in 1906 he said, “It’s the handsomest building I ever saw.”  I tend to agree.

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Lancaster Central Market

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Designed by architect James Warner, and built in 1889, the Lancaster Central Market claims to be the nation’s oldest continuously operated farmers market.  Though Lancaster is a smaller city, the Central Market is in a class with other grand urban markets such as Cleveland’s West Side … Continue reading

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Jacob Walters Homestead

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This fine example of a continental log house was built by Jacob Walters in 1820 (click on the photo to enlarge it).  It was the first home constructed in what is now the heart of Duncansville.   A local resident purchased the property … Continue reading

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Indiana

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Blog followers outside of Pennsylvania may think that I’ve expanded my geographic boundaries.  I always thought it was an odd name for a town, but Indiana really is located in Pennsylvania.  The presence of the Indiana University of Pennsylvania has provided … Continue reading

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