August 12 Second Saturday: Welsh Culture and Slate

Beginning in the 1840s quarry workers immigrated from Northern Wales to the Delta and Peach Bottom areas of York County. Join Don Robinson of the Old Line Museum, as he shares the story of Welsh immigration and their development of the roofing slate industry. Learn how the Welsh legacy continues in our area today through historic buildings, music, and religion.

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Historical Society Museum
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York, PA 17403

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Welsh Culture and Slate

  •  August 12, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. Historical Society Museum Library & Archives
  • Free Admission

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