Countdown to transformation!

Our future vision for the York County History Center is a new campus that serves as a major cultural anchor and community space in downtown York. This former electricity-generating plant transformed York County 150 years ago. Our new museum is poised to do the same thing, starting this summer!
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Historical Society Museum

Located at 250 East Market Street is the headquarters of the History Center. The museum features some of the History Center’s diverse exhibits housed in a building that is itself a historical artifact.

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Agricultural & Industrial Museum

Explore York County’s vast contributions to the progress of agricultural and industry at the History Center’s Agricultural & Industrial Museum. The museum highlights over 300 years of transportation and agriculture.

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Seasonal Sites

The Golden Plough Tavern, the General Horatio Gates House, the Colonial Courthouse, and the Fire Museum are all located along West Market Street and are open seasonally April through November.

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Library & Archives

The Library & Archives, located on East Market Street, houses an extensive collection, including genealogy and family history, decorative arts, community organizations, and more.

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Blog: History Uncovered

In our History Uncovered blog, we make the past come alive by telling stories about the people, places and things that shaped the York County of yesterday and help us understand who we are today..

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Historical Society Museum

Located at 250 East Market Street is the headquarters of the History Center. The museum features some of the History Center’s diverse exhibits housed in a building that is itself a historical artifact.

More Info >

Agricultural & Industrial Museum

Explore York County’s vast contributions to the progress of agricultural and industry at the History Center’s Agricultural & Industrial Museum. The museum highlights over 300 years of transportation and agriculture.

More Info >

Seasonal Sites

The Golden Plough Tavern, the General Horatio Gates House, the Colonial Courthouse, and the Fire Museum are all located along West Market Street and are open seasonally April through November.

More Info >

Library & Archives

The Library & Archives, located on East Market Street, houses an extensive collection, including genealogy and family history, decorative arts, community organizations, and more.

More Info >

Blog: History Uncovered

In our History Uncovered blog, we make the past come alive by telling stories about the people, places and things that shaped the York County of yesterday and help us understand who we are today.

More Info >

The difference YOU make

The York County History Center is grateful for your support and commitment to this very special place. As a member, supporter or volunteer, you make history come alive.

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The difference YOU make

The York County History Center is grateful for your support and commitment to this very special place. As a member, supporter or volunteer, you make history come alive.

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Events & Programs


Revolutionary York Walking Tour

Presented by York County History Center at Colonial Complex, York

June 05 - June 19

Travel to locations where some of our Founding Fathers spent their days while the Continental Congress was stationed in York.

Travel to locations where some of our Founding Fathers spent their days while the Continental Congress was stationed in York.

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Dates & times

Wed, Jun 19 @ 6:00 pm

Admission

Adult Tickets $10 per person Member Adult Tickets $6 per person Register before the program start time and meet at our ticket booth behind the Colonial Courthouse to begin the tour.  

csmith@yorkhistorycenter.org

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Location

Colonial Complex Arrow icon

157 West Market Street, York, PA 17401

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June 15, 2023

History Passport

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June 14, 2024

Spirits of the Past: Historic Mixology

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June 19, 2024

York Civil War Roundtable

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June 21, 2024

Make Music Day

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