Ferry Proposed for Susquehanna River between York and Lancaster Counties

It’s been about 85 years since a ferry shuttled people across the Susquehanna River at Wrightsville.

But local residents and tourists might be able to cross the river by boat again with a proposed water shuttle service.

The idea has been floated by the nonprofit Susquehanna Heritage as a way to transport local residents and tourists to attractions along both shores, which include river trails, parks, and historic sites, such as the Zimmerman Center for Heritage.

At the center, visitors can view a river art collection, see Native American artifacts, and learn about the history of the waterway.

The first proposed water shuttle route would run between the Columbia Crossing River Trails Center and the Zimmerman Center for Heritage along Long Level. Other routes also are being explored.

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About Teresa Boeckel

I have been a reporter with the York Daily Record for nearly 20 years. I have covered a variety of beats, including general assignment, police and county politics. I currently cover the suburban life beat, which includes transportation, municipal issues and local history.

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