Historic McDonald’s single arch sign in Lancaster County being removed

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EAST HEMPFIELD TOWNSHIP, Pa. - A community is saying goodbye to a supersized pieced of Lancaster County history.

The McDonald's single arch sign on Columbia Avenue in East Hempfield Township is coming down. A crew is in the process of dismantling the golden arch because it's been deemed unsafe.

Bill Brown, who owns the McDonald's where the sign has stood for the last 52 years, says it has been an iconic sight in the community.

"It has a little bit of a history," Brown said,  "a place in everyone's heart when they first dated as young people or just came in with their families."

The arch will be going to a new home once it comes down. It's been donated to a Lehigh Valley collector.