Friends Annual Ice Cream Parlor

Visitors can enjoy a sweet treat at the Friends’ Ice Cream Parlor. Sundaes, floats, brownies, coffee and soft pretzels will be on sale to benefit the History Center. The Ice Cream Shoppe will be open from noon – 5 p.m.

The Museum Shop at the Historical Society will also be open, offering unique gifts, jewelry, handbags, and books of local history interest, plus home fragrances and accessories.

After enjoying your sweet treats, head down to the the History Center’s Colonial Complex for tours of the first floors of the Golden Plough Tavern and General Horatio Gates House, with a suggested donation of $2 per person.  During your tour learn about the roles of women in the 18th century.  The Colonial Courthouse will be open to the public free of charge.

Event Details

Historical Society Museum
250 East Market Street
York, PA 17403

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Ice Cream Parlor

  • May 12, 2019
  • 12 Noon to 5:00
  • Root beer floats
  • Ice Cream Sundaes
  • Pretzels
  • Brownies
  • Prices vary

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