York, PA Photos

York, PA has the distinction of being one of the former capitals of the United States, a place to where the Continental Congress fled when the British took over Philadelphia. The former prosperity of the town has left behind some heritage buildings of note.

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Capital building of the United States where the name United States of America was adopted on Nov. 15, 1777. York, PA.York County building which served as U.S. Capitol building when Congress fled from Philadelphia. York, PA.Facade of York County building where U.S. Congress met during Revolutionary War & where Thanksgiving was proclaimed on Nov. 1, 1777. York, PA.Golden Plough Tavern & Gen. Horatio Gates house. York, PA.
Capital building of the United States (Sept. 30, 1777 to June 27, 1778) where the name United States of America was adopted on Nov. 15, 1777. York, PA.York County building (c1750s) which served as U.S. Capitol building when Congress fled from Philadelphia. York, PA.Facade of York County building where U.S. Congress met during Revolutionary War & where Thanksgiving was proclaimed on Nov. 1, 1777. York, PA.Golden Plough Tavern & Gen. Horatio Gates house (c1740s). York, PA. On National Register.
Golden Plough Tavern built by Martin Eichelberger in Germanic half-timber style. York, PA.Gen. Horatio Gates house & statue where this President of Board of War of American rebellion lived in 1778 & where Conway Cabal against George Washington was thwarted by Lafayette. York, PA.Log house at York Colonial Complex behind Golden Plough Tavern. York, PA.Early American water pump encased in wood. York, PA.
Golden Plough Tavern (c1741) built by Martin Eichelberger in Germanic half-timber style. York, PA. On National Register.Gen. Horatio Gates house & statue where this President of Board of War of American rebellion lived in 1778 & where Conway Cabal against George Washington was thwarted by Lafayette. York, PA. On National Register.Log house at York Colonial Complex behind Golden Plough Tavern. York, PA.Early American water pump encased in wood. York, PA.
Antique wooded water pump at Plough Tavern heritage complex. York, PA.Police Heritage Museum. York, PA.Rosenmiller commercial building. York, PA.Fluhrer Building. York, PA.
Antique wooded water pump at Plough Tavern heritage complex. York, PA.Police Heritage Museum (54 W. Market St.). York, PA.Rosenmiller commercial building (1909) (33-41 W. Market St.). York, PA. Architect: J.A. Dempwolf.Fluhrer Building (1911) (17 W. Market St.). York, PA. Architect: J.A. Dempwolf.
Commercial building above World War II Memorial. York, PA.Continental Square Office building. York, PA.York County Court House. York, PA.Lafayette Club. York, PA.
Commercial building (1899) (Market at George St.) above World War II Memorial. York, PA.Continental Square Office building. York, PA.York County Court House (1899) (28 E. Market St.). York, PA. Architect: John A. Dempwolf.Lafayette Club (former Philip Albright Small House) (1839) (59 E. Market St.). York, PA.
York Water Company. York, PA.York Water Company. York, PA.Heritage streetscape. York, PA.Milton D. Martin House by J.A. Dempwolf &. York, PA.
York Water Company (1929) (130 E. Market St.). York, PA.York Water Company (1929) (130 E. Market St.). York, PA.Heritage streetscape (141-5 E. Market St.). York, PA.Milton D. Martin House (145 E. Market St.) by J.A. Dempwolf & (149 E. Market St.). York, PA.
David E. Small house [aka Martin Library's Brownstone]. York, PA.Martin Memorial Library to right of David E. Small house. York, PA.First Presbyterian Church of York. York, PA.Steeple of First Presbyterian Church of York. York, PA.
David E. Small house [aka Martin Library's Brownstone] (153 E. Market St.). York, PA.Martin Memorial Library (159 E. Market St.) to right of David E. Small house. York, PA.First Presbyterian Church of York (1861) (225 E. Market St.). York, PA. Architect: Nathaniel Weigle.Steeple of First Presbyterian Church of York. York, PA.
York House built for Charles Billmeyer, rail car manufacturer. York, PA.York House. York, PA.Cast iron fence at York House. York, PA.Visiting Nurses Assoc. building. York, PA.
York House (1860) built for Charles Billmeyer, rail car manufacturer (225 E. Market St.). York, PA. Style: Italian Villa. On National Register.York House (1860). York, PA.Cast iron fence at York House. York, PA.Visiting Nurses Assoc. building (218 E. Market St.). York, PA.
Log house owned by General Michael P. Small. York, PA.Catholic Charities heritage building. York, PA.Women' s Club of York. York, PA.Heritage streetscape of 111-21 E. Market St. York, PA.
Log house (c1820) owned by General Michael P. Small (1862-1883) (249 E. Market St.). York, PA.Catholic Charities heritage building (253 E. Market St.). York, PA.Women' s Club of York (228 E. Market St.). York, PA. On National Register.Heritage streetscape of 111-21 E. Market St. York, PA.
Moderne-style building on Market St. York, PA.Balconied building at corner West Market & Beaver Sts. York, PA.

Moderne-style building on Market St. York, PA. Style: Moderne.Balconied building at corner West Market & Beaver Sts. York, PA.


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