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New Freedom, Pennsylvania Historical Markers

 
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By Devry Becker Jones, March 23, 2019
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Pennsylvania (York County), New Freedom — All Aboard! New Freedom Station Heritage Rail Trail County Park —
The first New Freedom Station was built in the 1860s and later expanded. Passengers boarding trains here could go north to York and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania or south to Baltimore, Maryland and Washington, D.C. It also connected with the . . . — Map (db m131326) HM
Pennsylvania (York County), New Freedom — Homes on Wheels, Mobile Offices Cabin Cars Heritage Rail Trail County Park —
Cabooses, also known as cabin cars, once traveled up and down the Pennsylvania Railroad, bringing up the rear of freight trains. They served many functions for the crew: office, workshop, observation platform, and living quarters. The cabin car . . . — Map (db m131327) HM
Pennsylvania (York County), New Freedom — Summit Grove Scaling the Heights
You may not feel like you're standing on top of a towering mountain, but this is the Northern Central Railway's highest point between York and Baltimore. That's how this spot got its name, Summit Grove. It's 827 feet above sea level. The average . . . — Map (db m125196) HM
Pennsylvania (York County), New Freedom — The Farmer's Town Stewartstown Heritage Rail Trail County Park —
New Freedom marked the junction of the Northern Central Railway and Stewartstown Railroad. Completed in 1885, the Stewartstown line was a seven and a half mile lifeline between the area's farmers and the big cities serviced by the NCR. Crops . . . — Map (db m131330) HM

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