June 3, 2020

Statement from the History Center 6/3/20

It is deeply troubling to witness history that has an abiding and ugly rhythm – systemic racism. The unjust killings of George Floyd, Amaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor sadly and poignantly offer up a seminal question that our country has repeatedly failed to answer, how can we motivate racial justice and create equity? As an […]

May 13, 2020

Year of the Woman: Trailblazers!

Spotlight Article from Center Piece: May 2020 Volume 5 Issue 2 Upcoming Virtual Exhibit: Trailblazers! Written by Bryan Bailey Registrar for Library/Archives and Collections   In the summer of 1938, four women took a once in a lifetime journey across the United States. Beginning in York County, the foursome navigated a southern route toward their […]

April 28, 2020

COVID-19 Update April 28

The York County History Center will remain closed until the Governor begins reopening phases in York County.  Onsite programming and events scheduled for April and May will either be postponed or cancelled, but new digital content and history resources are being added to our website and social media every week.  During this time, we want […]

March 26, 2020

COVID-19 Update March 26

The York County History Center will remain closed through the end of April.  Programming and events scheduled for April will either be postponed or cancelled.  At the end of April, our team will re-evaluate the situation based on information from the CDC, PA Department of Health, and Governor Wolf’s office and decide our next step […]

March 19, 2020

Inspirational Women of York Spotlight

Nellie Leber Longsworth The York County History Center Celebrates the Year of the Woman: Profile of Nellie Leber Longsworth   Nellie was fascinated with historic buildings and landmarks since she was a little girl. As she grew older she started to notice the destruction of such valued sites. Feeling saddened by the loss of such […]