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Karen Rice-Young


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Digital Archives

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

Meet Rev. McDougall--First President of York Collegiate Institute (one of the schools in our lineage)


Ashley & James (real students) pose with Rev. McDougall (cardboard)


"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



The old bridge over Tyler Run, 1970

York Junior College, ca. 1954

Students on steps

York Junior College, College Avenue & Duke Street

York College of Pennsylvania

Spartan Newspaper front page 

Student Newspaper

April 14, 1972

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