Historical Society Building - Open to the Public
118 E. Main Street, Dallastown, PA 17313
(Mail all correspondence to: 175 E. Broad Street, Dallastown, PA 17313)
First Sunday of every month from 1-4 pm (Rear Entrance)
Historical Society Links:
Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/dallastown.historical
Dallastown Borough Historical Cut Outs Available
Board of Directors
Catherine Bankoske, President
Caroline Campbell, Vice President
Audrey Huff, Secretary
Martha Clark, Treasurer
Michael Sentz, Jr.
Meeting held on the 1st Thursday of each month at 7:00 pm at 118 E. Main Street, Dallastown, PA 17313 (former Dallastown Borough Office)
Entrance is at the rear of the building
($10.00 annual dues)
Available at the Borough Office:
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 4:30pm during regular office hours
Price: $20.00 each (cash or check)
(make checks payable to: Dallastown Historical)
Collect them all!
Limited availability, check with the Borough Office for availability.
Fife's Food Market
Bethlehem United Methodist Church
Secrist Bros Meat Market
Old Dallastown School
Dallastown Borough was named in honor of George H. Dallas of Philadelphia (VP of the Polk Administration) during the presidential campaign of 1844. Dallastown was incorporated April of 1866.
Dallastown Borough, York County, is .8 square miles and nearly six miles south of York City. The borough is situated on an incline plane sloping northwest on an eminence of 656 feet above sea level.
The 2000 Census determined the population to be 4,087.
The center of Charles Street is the division line.
Information as of the Primary Election of 5/17/2005.
|Democratic Party||Republican Party||Libertarian Party||Other||Total for District|
Area to the west of the line.
Dallastown Rescue Fire Hall
50 S. School Place
Area to the east of the line.
Dallastown Borough Hall
175 E. Broad St.
Millage - 1.65
Per Capita Tax - $10.00
Area Earned Income Tax - 1/2 of 1%
Occupational Privilege Tax - $10.00
Borough Hall - 175 E. Broad St.
Former Borough Hall/Historical Building – 118 E. Main St.
Community Park (10 acres) – S. School Pl.
Maintenance Building – 20 W. Maple St.· Maintenance Building – 1 E. Maple St.
Pump Station – S. Duke St.
Town Clock Plaza Square - Main & Walnut Sts.
DALLASTOWN AREA CHURCHES
Bethlehem United Methodist, 109 E. Main St.
Christ Lutheran Church, 126 W. Main St.
St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, 233 W. Main St.
St. John’s Blymire’s UCC, 45 S. Blymire Rd.
St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 251 E. Main St.
DALLASTOWN AREA SCHOOLS
Dallastown High & Middle Schools, 700 New School Ln. tele: 244-4021
Dallastown Elementary School, 101 S. Charles St. tele: 244-3785
St. Joseph’s School, 271 E. Main St. tele: 244-3472
Mayors of Dallastown - Past and Present
Terry L. Meyers (R) - term: 2011 to present
Beverly A. Scott (R) - term: 1995 to 2010
Chris Reilly (R) - term: 1990 to 1995
Gene Gemmill (D) - term: 1986 to 1990
Charlie Gross (R) - term: 1982 to 1984
Louis Castriota Sr. (D) - term: 1981 to 1982
Ned Grove (D) - term: 1978 to 1981
Vernon McKinsey (D) - term: 1984 to 1986
Clayton M. Markey (D) - term: 1970 to 1978
LaVerne "Red" Orwig (D) - term: 1962 to 1970
Burgesses of Dallastown
John J. Karbon - 1951
Howard F. Zarfoss - 1950
Charles B. Koontz - 1946
John W. Sechrist - 1942
W. H. Seitz - 1938
Ivan G. Markle - 1934
H. M. Roab - 1930
Percy E. Keesey - 1924
J. H. Minnich - 1922
Percy E. Keesey - 1918
Fred A. Ziegler - 1915
Pius Beehler - 1909
Michael Hose - 1907
Eli Flinchbaugh - 1906
J. T. Grim - 1903
M. L. Seigler - 1900
Henry Reidel - 1899
Henry Seiger - 1899
A. J. Hartman - 1896
F. S. Heisler - 1893
Outstanding Citizen Award Recipients
1998 - Ruth Marshall
1999 - Eva Hoffman
2000 - Rev. Mitch & Carol Galloway
2001 - Jean Capatch & Delmar Murphy
2002 - Don & Beth Webb
2003 - Dallastown Rescue Fire Co., Dallastown Fire Police, Dallastown Jr. Fire Fighters, Dallastown Ladies Auxiliary, Dallastown EMA
2004 - Glenn & Debbie Bloss
2005 - Beverly Scott
2006 - Helen Ehrhart
2007 - Joseph D. Rojahn
2008 - Robert Bupp
2009 - Pierce Streavig
2010 - Terry L. Meyers
2011 - Keith Collier
2012 - Veterans
2013- Richard Bogart