York in York County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Made in York
From 1900 to 1930, York was the home of 17 automobile manufacturers, the most famous being the Pullman Automobile Company. Pictured here, York Chamber of Commerce members traveled in a Pullman car in 1914 to communities throughout the Northeast advertising to business leaders the benefits of establishing their companies in York.
This mural commemorates the 100th anniversary of the York Area Chamber of Commerce.
Erected 1998 by York Murals, Inc.; Artist: David Naydock; Sponsored by the York Area Chamber of Commerce; Plaque courtesy of Wilton Armetale.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Roads & Vehicles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1900.
Location. 39° 57.646′ N, 76° 44.007′ W. Marker is in York, Pennsylvania, in York County. Marker is at the intersection of West Market Street (Pennsylvania Route 74/462) and Grant Street, on the left when traveling east on West Market Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 243 W Market St, York PA 17401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of York in the 1800's (within shouting distance of this marker); The Harley-Davidson Tradition (within shouting distance of this marker); Sheldon Joseph Lloyd (within shouting distance of this marker); Flowing Through Time (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Riding the Rails of History (about 400 feet away); Korean War Veterans Memorial (about 400 feet away); Captain Michael Doudel's Company (about 400 feet away); In the Old Court House here at York (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in York.
Credits. This page was last revised on September 8, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 8, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 54 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 8, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.