Family Day: Made in York

Join us for a day of fun and learning with hands-on activities to learn about the history and science behind objects made in York as part of the Cultural Alliance’s Celebrate Arts Week.

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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 for tours 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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About Us

The History Center fulfills its mission by telling the remarkable stories of York County’s different ethnic and socio-economic groups, businesses, inventions, and historic events.

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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 for tours 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.

More Info >

About Us

The History Center fulfills its mission by telling the remarkable stories of York County’s different ethnic and socio-economic groups, businesses, inventions, and historic events.

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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Events & Programs


January 26, 2022

ALLVETS

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February 1, 2022

Homeschool Days

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February 6, 2022

South Central Pennsylvania Genealogical Society

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February 12, 2022

Second Saturday Series

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Join us on January 26th at 7 pm as ALLVETS will welcome speaker Ken Bair who served in Vietnam as a tank. You can register to view this program in person or online at our website: https://www.yorkhistorycenter.org/event/allvets
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The diligent work of our staff continues to strike gold, or in this case White, as our intern Brianna discovered a photo of Betty White in the Shettel Collection which was given to the History Center in 1957 by James Shettel and contains scrapbooks and hundreds of original photographs of theater actors and circus performers from the late 19th and early 20th century.
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The diligent work of our staff continues to strike gold, or in this case White, as our intern Brianna discovered a photo of Betty White in the Shettel Collection which was given to the History Center in 1957 by James Shettel https://t.co/cWZhBepn6n yorkhistory photo
Join us January 19 at 7 pm, as Dr. Bradley M. Gottfried will present “Hell Comes to Southern Maryland: The Story of the Point Lookout Civil War Prisoner of War Camp” Register at: https://t.co/cXdDfuk6rE https://t.co/bbIrPujkk6 yorkhistory photo

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