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Other Local History Resources

York County Academy

 Sketch of original York County Academy

Founded 1787

York Collegiate Institute

York Collegiate Institute's first building

Founded 1873

Then and Now: 1967 and 2017

Student between rows of books in library


YCP student Kyle Murry hangs out in the library. On the left,  is a life-size cutout made from a York Junior College bookstore promotional brochure from 1969.


"Why We Rock" is available online: Contact for details


Chapters include "When There Was Plenty of Parking," "Cool Cats, the Cold War, and Round TVs," and "Why We Splash Through Tyler Run."

Featured Photograph



Lori Seitz, York Collegiate Institute, Class of 1922

York Junior College, ca. 1954

Students on steps

York Collegiate Institute/York Junior College

York College of Pennsylvania

Spartan Newspaper front page 

Student Newspaper

April 14, 1972

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