The next Writers’ Roundtable meeting is Thursday, September 3 hosted by the York County History Center. Our speaker will be Matthew Jackson and the meeting is at 7:00 in the Meeting Hall. The York County Writers’ Roundtable networks writers and researchers of York County and regional history. The group meets on the first Thursday of every quarter at 7:00 p.m. at the Historical Society Museum, Library & Archives a 250 E. Market St. This event is free and open to the public. Hope to see you there!
Writer, researcher, strategic planner, and poet, Matthew Jackson, among many other work products, is the principal author and editor of downtown Hanover’s new outdoor storyboards (also known as wayside markers), a multi-media collaboration between Explore York, Main Street Hanover, L2 Brands and the U.S. Civil War Trails.
Matt will speak on how our relationship to and presentation of our local history can reveal our values and priorities, as well as our relationship to each other. We are caretakers, custodians, and curators of our history and public art. How we do our job, how we connect stories to our neighbors, fellow citizens and “consumers” often scouts and shapes our communities’ futures.
Due to restrictions related to COVID-19, pre-reservation seating/tickets are needed for this program. Attendance is currently limited to 20 people. Reservations can be made be clicking the link above or by contacting the front desk at 717-848-1587.
If you are unable to attend in person, this program will also be live-streamed through Facebook (publicly accessible, no Facebook account needed).
We remind our visitors of the following:
- We require visitors, staff, volunteers, contractors and others to wear masks while on site.
- Contact-less temperature checks will also be administered to all staff, volunteers and guests upon arrival.
- We will clean and sanitize high-touch, high-traffic areas, with deep cleaning when the building is closed. We encourage use of our sanitizing stations when necessary.
- If you are feeling ill, please do not come on site.
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