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 […]

March 13, 2020

COVID-19 Update March 13

The York County History Center will be closing all sites to the public effective Tuesday, March 17, 2020.  All public events and special programs scheduled during that time have already been cancelled or postponed, please check our previous update page for those additional details.  The Historical Society Museum and Agricultural & Industrial Museums will reopen […]

March 12, 2020

COVID-19 Update (3/12/20)

The health and safety of our team, volunteers and visitors is paramount at the York County History Center. Our understanding of Covid-19 or Coronavirus is based upon information from the CDC, PA Department of Health and AAM which we have used to develop a plan for operations. In an address this afternoon, Mayor Helfrich encouraged […]

March 4, 2020

Year of the Woman: Tackling Hard Histories

Spotlight Article from Center Piece: February 2020 Volume 5 Issue 1 Tackling Hard Histories Written by Rachel Warner, Director of Collections Through our programming, exhibitions, and publications in 2020, the History Center will be exploring two pivotal moments in American history as we bring a copy of the Emancipation Proclamation to York in conjunction with […]