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Gargoyle on downspout of William Goodridge house. image, Touch for more information
By Beverly Pfingsten, January 26, 2008
Gargoyle on downspout of William Goodridge house.
Pennsylvania (York County), York — William C. Goodridge
Here lived an ex-slave born 1805, who became a prominent York businessman, 1824-1863. Tanner, newspaper distributor, barber. Erected York's first five-story building. His 13 rail cars operated commercially and were used in his work for the . . . — Map (db m5030) HM
Pennsylvania (York County), York — William C. Goodridge, Entrepreneur

Born a slave in 1806, William C. Goodridge was freed in 1822, when he began his long, successful career as a businessman. His first enterprise was a barber shop, located on York's Centre Square. Next, he opened a five-story retail store on the . . . — Map (db m100658) HM


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