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Hewes Tool Shop

This is a copy of a photo in the society files Which is accompanied by the following statement

The enclosed is an enlargement of a picture loaned Mrs Rebecca Miller to the Southern Lancaster County Historical Society in 1971. The following was written on the back of the photograph: Interior of Joseph Hugh's(sic) Edge Tool Factory located on Puddle Duck Creek , a branch of Peters creek, about 11/2 miles northeast of Peach Bottom. Been operated for about 170 years. Is in operation today. Does work for the P.R.R. co on its line from York to Perryville.

photographed by

W.W. Amos &

F.B.H. Hoffer

Oct 7, 1902

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