November 20, 2020

COVID Update: 11/20/20

Since reopening our sites in July the History Center has followed CDC guidelines to maintain a safe, clean space for the public to enjoy and where our volunteers and staff can work. Taking precautions made it possible for us to remain open with no direct COVID exposures at our sites. Out of an abundance of […]

June 23, 2020

NEH Grant Awarded

York County History Center Awarded National Grant for Virtual Programs On Monday, June 22nd, the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) announced that the York County History Center received a highly competitive grant in the amount of $74,000 to mobilize virtual outreach through York History at Home. The History Center launched its virtual museum in […]

June 15, 2020

Reopening Plan

  York County has officially moved to the green phase of reopening and we at the History Center can’t wait to see you!  We are excited to announce our reopening date of Friday, July 10th to the entire public!  We have been waiting for this day for months and we know you have too. As […]

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 […]