The History of the Oyster Mill Bridge

On July 3, 1846, James and Eliza McCormick sold a Grist and Clover Mill and 17 acres of land to John K. Heck.  Bridgens Map of 1858 locates the Mill directly across from the Conodoguinet Creek from the Oyster Mill, known today as the Oyster Mill Playhouse. About 1848, Mr. Heck and his neighbors had … Continue reading The History of the Oyster Mill Bridge

The Journey of Trolley No. 7

In April 1902 there were over 200 men working on laying trolley tracks which extended from Harrisburg to Marysville. Following the interruption of the Pennsylvania Railroad's building of the Enola Yard, which started in 1903, a trolley line was finally completed and made its first trip through the new village of Enola on August 4, 1906. Like the … Continue reading The Journey of Trolley No. 7