Mar 1, 2012

Conservation Fund negotiating with Pasch over Revolutionary War prison camp site

(York Daily Record) The Conservation Fund is negotiating with local developer Timothy Pasch to buy a 65-acre parcel where historians believe a Revolutionary War prison camp once stood, according to presentation made Wednesday.
"We are hoping for a very favorable result very shortly," Carol Tanzola, president of the Friends of Camp Security, told The Rotary Club of York Wednesday afternoon.
An archeological dig in 1979 uncovered between 10,000 and 15,000 artifacts - including pottery shards, buttons and gold coins - on the parcel off Locust Grove Road in Springettsbury Township, Tanzola said. Continued