Your History Starts Here



The York County History Center holds exciting and interactive events throughout the year celebrating the area’s unique history. From beer tastings to lectures and our signature fundraising events we offer unique experiences for the entire community.

June 10 Second Saturday-On the Trail

Join Silas Chamberlain, CEO of York’s Downtown Inc. and nationally recognized historian of American hiking and trails, as he focuses on the history of hiking and trail development in Pennsylvania.



The York County History Center’s Library & Archives houses an extensive and varied collection covering both local and national history, including genealogy, cultural arts, historic sites and military history. Whether you are researching your family tree, or have a passion for history, you’re bound to make a discovery at the Library & Archives.



Tour the museums of the York County History Center. The York County History Center provides unique experiences through multiple historic buildings and museums in York, PA. Whether you are visiting one or all of the museums, we’re sure you’ll discover something new and exciting.