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ALLVETS

09-23-2020

Presented by York County History Center at York County Historical Society Museum, York
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Sep 23 @ 7:00 pm

On September 23, 2020 ALLVETS will welcome Jeff Hines, Army 1984-2003.  Jeff served as a combat engineer & served in the Middle East & Afghanistan 2001-2002.

If you are unable to attend in person, this program will also be live-streamed through...

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On September 23, 2020 ALLVETS will welcome Jeff Hines, Army 1984-2003.  Jeff served as a combat engineer & served in the Middle East & Afghanistan 2001-2002.

If you are unable to attend in person, this program will also be live-streamed through Facebook (publicly accessible, no Facebook account needed). We remind our visitors of the following:

We require visitors, staff, volunteers, contractors and others to wear masks while on site.
Contact-less temperature checks will also be administered to all staff, volunteers and guests upon arrival.
We will clean and sanitize high-touch, high-traffic areas, with deep cleaning when the building is closed.  We encourage use of our sanitizing stations when necessary.
If you are feeling ill, please do not come on site.

To learn more about our COVID-19 response, please click here.

The ALLVETS meets the fourth Wednesday of each month at 7:00pm at the Historical Society Museum, 250 E. Market St., York. Occasionally, special round tables are held on Saturdays. No programs are held in November or December.

ALLVETS is a non-profit organization, founded in 2015 by the late Jim Bean, a Vietnam veteran, to collect the stories of local veterans. Each month a different veteran from any branch of the military who served in any capacity shares his or her story about their service to our country.  All veterans are welcome to participate, regardless of branch of service, rank, peace-time or war-time service, or role in the military.  Meetings are FREE and open to the public.  Veterans wishing to speak at the Roundtable should contact ALLVETS at AllVets1York@gmail.com to schedule a session.

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Open Fire Cooking Demonstration

09-26-2020

Presented by York County History Center at Colonial Complex, York
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Sep 26 @ 11:00 am

Visit the Colonial Complex on September 26th to see Manager of Public Programs, Christine Cooper,  demonstrate preparation and cooking techniques using the tools of the period.  Visitors will be able to observe, ask questions, take home...

[more+]

Visit the Colonial Complex on September 26th to see Manager of Public Programs, Christine Cooper,  demonstrate preparation and cooking techniques using the tools of the period.  Visitors will be able to observe, ask questions, take home recipes, and visit the Tavern kitchen garden.   Christine will also talk about common ingredients and where they came from.  Drop in anytime from 11 AM-1 PM while a Cheshire Pork Pie, Mashed Turnips, Fried Cardoon, and White Pot will be prepared.
This event will be outdoors and visitors should dress for the weather.   We also ask visitors to bring masks and practice social distancing.

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Tags:   Community Kids & FamilyFree Events

Oral History Training Webinar

09-26-2020

Presented by York County History Center at Online/Virtual Space
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Sep 26 @ 1:00 pm

On September 26 from 1:00 to 2:30, the York County History Center will host an Oral History training webinar.  We invite anyone interested in learning how to conduct oral history interviews and help preserve community history to participate....

[more+]

On September 26 from 1:00 to 2:30, the York County History Center will host an Oral History training webinar.  We invite anyone interested in learning how to conduct oral history interviews and help preserve community history to participate.  Preserving family and community stories is essential to understanding life in the past, as well as documenting the exceptional times we live in today.

Barry Loveland will lead the training.  Barry will discuss oral history interviewing and his work with the LGBT Center of Central Pa History Project.  Barry will be joined by Dr. Monea Abdul-Majeed, Racial Justice Coordinator for the YWCA York.  Dr. Abdul-Majeed will discuss the importance of cultural competency when working with under-represented communities.  We will also be discussing future training and volunteer opportunities at the York County History Center.

This webinar is free, but registration is required.
To register in advance for this webinar click here.

Webinar ID 851 0292 2825

Webinar Passcode 940755

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
For more information, please contact Nicole Smith at 717-848-1587 x225 or email nsmith@yorkhistorycenter.org.

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South Central Pennsylvania Genealogical Society

10-04-2020

Presented by York County History Center at York County History Center, York
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Oct 04 @ 2:15 pm

On October 4, 2020, the South Central Pennsylvania Genealogical Society will present “Genealogical adventures during the pandemic quarantine”.  Please join us as attendees share their experiences.

Due to restrictions related to COVID-19,...

[more+]

On October 4, 2020, the South Central Pennsylvania Genealogical Society will present “Genealogical adventures during the pandemic quarantine”.  Please join us as attendees share their experiences.

Due to restrictions related to COVID-19, pre-reservation seating/tickets are needed for this program.  Attendance is currently limited to 20 people.  Reservations can be made by clicking the link or by contacting the front desk at 717-848-1587.
If you are unable to attend in person, this program will also be live-streamed through Facebook (publicly accessible, no Facebook account needed).
We remind our visitors of the following:

We require visitors, staff, volunteers, contractors and others to wear masks while on site.
Contact-less temperature checks will also be administered to all staff, volunteers and guests upon arrival.
We will clean and sanitize high-touch, high-traffic areas, with deep cleaning when the building is closed.  We encourage use of our sanitizing stations when necessary.
If you are feeling ill, please do not come on site.

To learn more about our COVID-19 response, please click here.

Monthly meetings are held in the Meeting Hall of the York County History Center, at 250 East Market Street, York, Pennsylvania unless otherwise noted. The business portion of the meeting begins at 2:15 PM and the program begins at about 2:30 PM. Meetings are FREE and open to the public.

South Central Pennsylvania Genealogical Society, Inc. (SCPGS) is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization of genealogists.  Their primary geographic area of interest and coverage is Pennsylvania’s York and Adams Counties. Their purpose is to encourage and promote an interest in genealogy by collecting and preserving materials related to genealogy, encouraging the compilation and publication of family genealogies and histories, publishing materials of interest and benefit to members, holding meetings for the education of members and the public, and offering financial and volunteer support to the library at the York County History Center.

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Oyster Festival 2020: A Virtual Experience

10-18-2020

Presented by York County History Center at Online/Virtual Space
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Oct 10 @ 9:00 am Sun, Oct 11 @ 9:00 am Mon, Oct 12 @ 9:00 am + 6 more dates and times

Tue, Oct 13 @ 9:00 am Wed, Oct 14 @ 9:00 am Thu, Oct 15 @ 9:00 am Fri, Oct 16 @ 9:00 am Sat, Oct 17 @ 9:00 am Sun, Oct 18 @ 9:00 am - less dates and times

Fromm October 10th through October 18th, virtual festival-goers will be able to access and participate in an entire week’s worth of fun, informative and downright delicious activities, including:
– Virtual tours of the oyster life, including...

[more+]

Fromm October 10th through October 18th, virtual festival-goers will be able to access and participate in an entire week’s worth of fun, informative and downright delicious activities, including:
– Virtual tours of the oyster life, including habitat, harvesting and history
– Livestream presentation and conversation with an “oyster historian”
– A road rally designed to share and explore our excellent York County history!
And to encourage support of our larger community, we will be promoting local restaurants serving oyster-inspired menu items.
Proceeds from Oyster Festival are essential to our continuing efforts to gather, preserve and share the incredible stories of York County. Please consider making a donation in support of our virtual event.

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Tags:   Free Events Kids & FamilyFestivals

York Civil War Round Table

10-21-2020

Presented by York County History Center at York County History Center, York
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Oct 21 @ 7:00 pm

On October 21, 2020, Dr. Rick Schroeder & Fran Feyock, CRNA will present “As the fighting ebbs, a new battle erupts: Civil War Surgery & Anesthesia”

Due to the Covid-19 closure, this program will be held virtually. Please register below to...

[more+]

On October 21, 2020, Dr. Rick Schroeder & Fran Feyock, CRNA will present “As the fighting ebbs, a new battle erupts: Civil War Surgery & Anesthesia”

Due to the Covid-19 closure, this program will be held virtually. Please register below to participate using Zoom or visit our Facebook page for a live stream.
To register for this webinar, click here.

Webinar ID

Webinar Passcode

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
Founded as the White Rose Civil War Round Table, the York CWRT holds monthly meetings the third Wednesday of every month except December at 7:00 p.m.  Each meeting features a guest speaker talking about a Civil War topic of local or national interest. Meetings are FREE and open to the public. Click here for more information on upcoming programs.

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ALLVETS

10-28-2020

Presented by York County History Center at York County History Center, York
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Oct 28 @ 7:00 pm

On October 28, 2020, Craig Siewert will speak about his father who served in Korea.  He wrote a book called “Outpost Kelly”.

If you are unable to attend in person, this program will also be live-streamed through Facebook (publicly...

[more+]

On October 28, 2020, Craig Siewert will speak about his father who served in Korea.  He wrote a book called “Outpost Kelly”.

If you are unable to attend in person, this program will also be live-streamed through Facebook (publicly accessible, no Facebook account needed). We remind our visitors of the following:

We require visitors, staff, volunteers, contractors and others to wear masks while on site.
Contact-less temperature checks will also be administered to all staff, volunteers and guests upon arrival.
We will clean and sanitize high-touch, high-traffic areas, with deep cleaning when the building is closed.  We encourage use of our sanitizing stations when necessary.
If you are feeling ill, please do not come on site.

To learn more about our COVID-19 response, please click here.

The ALLVETS meets the fourth Wednesday of each month at 7:00pm at the Historical Society Museum, 250 E. Market St., York. Occasionally, special round tables are held on Saturdays. No programs are held in November or December.

ALLVETS is a non-profit organization, founded in 2015 by the late Jim Bean, a Vietnam veteran, to collect the stories of local veterans. Each month a different veteran from any branch of the military who served in any capacity shares his or her story about their service to our country.  All veterans are welcome to participate, regardless of branch of service, rank, peace-time or war-time service, or role in the military.  Meetings are FREE and open to the public.  Veterans wishing to speak at the Roundtable should contact ALLVETS at AllVets1York@gmail.com to schedule a session.

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ALLVETS

09-23-2020

Presented by York County History Center at York County Historical Society Museum, York
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Sep 23 @ 7:00 pm

On September 23, 2020 ALLVETS will welcome Jeff Hines, Army 1984-2003.  Jeff served as a combat engineer & served in the Middle East & Afghanistan 2001-2002.

If you are unable to attend in person, this program will also be live-streamed through...

[more+]

On September 23, 2020 ALLVETS will welcome Jeff Hines, Army 1984-2003.  Jeff served as a combat engineer & served in the Middle East & Afghanistan 2001-2002.

If you are unable to attend in person, this program will also be live-streamed through Facebook (publicly accessible, no Facebook account needed). We remind our visitors of the following:

We require visitors, staff, volunteers, contractors and others to wear masks while on site.
Contact-less temperature checks will also be administered to all staff, volunteers and guests upon arrival.
We will clean and sanitize high-touch, high-traffic areas, with deep cleaning when the building is closed.  We encourage use of our sanitizing stations when necessary.
If you are feeling ill, please do not come on site.

To learn more about our COVID-19 response, please click here.

The ALLVETS meets the fourth Wednesday of each month at 7:00pm at the Historical Society Museum, 250 E. Market St., York. Occasionally, special round tables are held on Saturdays. No programs are held in November or December.

ALLVETS is a non-profit organization, founded in 2015 by the late Jim Bean, a Vietnam veteran, to collect the stories of local veterans. Each month a different veteran from any branch of the military who served in any capacity shares his or her story about their service to our country.  All veterans are welcome to participate, regardless of branch of service, rank, peace-time or war-time service, or role in the military.  Meetings are FREE and open to the public.  Veterans wishing to speak at the Roundtable should contact ALLVETS at AllVets1York@gmail.com to schedule a session.

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Tags:   Free EventsCommunity

Open Fire Cooking Demonstration

09-26-2020

Presented by York County History Center at Colonial Complex, York
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Sep 26 @ 11:00 am

Visit the Colonial Complex on September 26th to see Manager of Public Programs, Christine Cooper,  demonstrate preparation and cooking techniques using the tools of the period.  Visitors will be able to observe, ask questions, take home...

[more+]

Visit the Colonial Complex on September 26th to see Manager of Public Programs, Christine Cooper,  demonstrate preparation and cooking techniques using the tools of the period.  Visitors will be able to observe, ask questions, take home recipes, and visit the Tavern kitchen garden.   Christine will also talk about common ingredients and where they came from.  Drop in anytime from 11 AM-1 PM while a Cheshire Pork Pie, Mashed Turnips, Fried Cardoon, and White Pot will be prepared.
This event will be outdoors and visitors should dress for the weather.   We also ask visitors to bring masks and practice social distancing.

[less-]
Tags:   Community Kids & FamilyFree Events

Oral History Training Webinar

09-26-2020

Presented by York County History Center at Online/Virtual Space
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Sep 26 @ 1:00 pm

On September 26 from 1:00 to 2:30, the York County History Center will host an Oral History training webinar.  We invite anyone interested in learning how to conduct oral history interviews and help preserve community history to participate....

[more+]

On September 26 from 1:00 to 2:30, the York County History Center will host an Oral History training webinar.  We invite anyone interested in learning how to conduct oral history interviews and help preserve community history to participate.  Preserving family and community stories is essential to understanding life in the past, as well as documenting the exceptional times we live in today.

Barry Loveland will lead the training.  Barry will discuss oral history interviewing and his work with the LGBT Center of Central Pa History Project.  Barry will be joined by Dr. Monea Abdul-Majeed, Racial Justice Coordinator for the YWCA York.  Dr. Abdul-Majeed will discuss the importance of cultural competency when working with under-represented communities.  We will also be discussing future training and volunteer opportunities at the York County History Center.

This webinar is free, but registration is required.
To register in advance for this webinar click here.

Webinar ID 851 0292 2825

Webinar Passcode 940755

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
For more information, please contact Nicole Smith at 717-848-1587 x225 or email nsmith@yorkhistorycenter.org.

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Tags:   Free EventsCommunity

South Central Pennsylvania Genealogical Society

10-04-2020

Presented by York County History Center at York County History Center, York
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Oct 04 @ 2:15 pm

On October 4, 2020, the South Central Pennsylvania Genealogical Society will present “Genealogical adventures during the pandemic quarantine”.  Please join us as attendees share their experiences.

Due to restrictions related to COVID-19,...

[more+]

On October 4, 2020, the South Central Pennsylvania Genealogical Society will present “Genealogical adventures during the pandemic quarantine”.  Please join us as attendees share their experiences.

Due to restrictions related to COVID-19, pre-reservation seating/tickets are needed for this program.  Attendance is currently limited to 20 people.  Reservations can be made by clicking the link or by contacting the front desk at 717-848-1587.
If you are unable to attend in person, this program will also be live-streamed through Facebook (publicly accessible, no Facebook account needed).
We remind our visitors of the following:

We require visitors, staff, volunteers, contractors and others to wear masks while on site.
Contact-less temperature checks will also be administered to all staff, volunteers and guests upon arrival.
We will clean and sanitize high-touch, high-traffic areas, with deep cleaning when the building is closed.  We encourage use of our sanitizing stations when necessary.
If you are feeling ill, please do not come on site.

To learn more about our COVID-19 response, please click here.

Monthly meetings are held in the Meeting Hall of the York County History Center, at 250 East Market Street, York, Pennsylvania unless otherwise noted. The business portion of the meeting begins at 2:15 PM and the program begins at about 2:30 PM. Meetings are FREE and open to the public.

South Central Pennsylvania Genealogical Society, Inc. (SCPGS) is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization of genealogists.  Their primary geographic area of interest and coverage is Pennsylvania’s York and Adams Counties. Their purpose is to encourage and promote an interest in genealogy by collecting and preserving materials related to genealogy, encouraging the compilation and publication of family genealogies and histories, publishing materials of interest and benefit to members, holding meetings for the education of members and the public, and offering financial and volunteer support to the library at the York County History Center.

[less-]
Tags:   Free EventsCommunity

Oyster Festival 2020: A Virtual Experience

10-18-2020

Presented by York County History Center at Online/Virtual Space
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Oct 10 @ 9:00 am Sun, Oct 11 @ 9:00 am Mon, Oct 12 @ 9:00 am + 6 more dates and times

Tue, Oct 13 @ 9:00 am Wed, Oct 14 @ 9:00 am Thu, Oct 15 @ 9:00 am Fri, Oct 16 @ 9:00 am Sat, Oct 17 @ 9:00 am Sun, Oct 18 @ 9:00 am - less dates and times

Fromm October 10th through October 18th, virtual festival-goers will be able to access and participate in an entire week’s worth of fun, informative and downright delicious activities, including:
– Virtual tours of the oyster life, including...

[more+]

Fromm October 10th through October 18th, virtual festival-goers will be able to access and participate in an entire week’s worth of fun, informative and downright delicious activities, including:
– Virtual tours of the oyster life, including habitat, harvesting and history
– Livestream presentation and conversation with an “oyster historian”
– A road rally designed to share and explore our excellent York County history!
And to encourage support of our larger community, we will be promoting local restaurants serving oyster-inspired menu items.
Proceeds from Oyster Festival are essential to our continuing efforts to gather, preserve and share the incredible stories of York County. Please consider making a donation in support of our virtual event.

[less-]
Tags:   Free Events Kids & FamilyFestivals

York Civil War Round Table

10-21-2020

Presented by York County History Center at York County History Center, York
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Oct 21 @ 7:00 pm

On October 21, 2020, Dr. Rick Schroeder & Fran Feyock, CRNA will present “As the fighting ebbs, a new battle erupts: Civil War Surgery & Anesthesia”

Due to the Covid-19 closure, this program will be held virtually. Please register below to...

[more+]

On October 21, 2020, Dr. Rick Schroeder & Fran Feyock, CRNA will present “As the fighting ebbs, a new battle erupts: Civil War Surgery & Anesthesia”

Due to the Covid-19 closure, this program will be held virtually. Please register below to participate using Zoom or visit our Facebook page for a live stream.
To register for this webinar, click here.

Webinar ID

Webinar Passcode

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
Founded as the White Rose Civil War Round Table, the York CWRT holds monthly meetings the third Wednesday of every month except December at 7:00 p.m.  Each meeting features a guest speaker talking about a Civil War topic of local or national interest. Meetings are FREE and open to the public. Click here for more information on upcoming programs.

[less-]
Tags:   Free EventsCommunity

ALLVETS

10-28-2020

Presented by York County History Center at York County History Center, York
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Oct 28 @ 7:00 pm

On October 28, 2020, Craig Siewert will speak about his father who served in Korea.  He wrote a book called “Outpost Kelly”.

If you are unable to attend in person, this program will also be live-streamed through Facebook (publicly...

[more+]

On October 28, 2020, Craig Siewert will speak about his father who served in Korea.  He wrote a book called “Outpost Kelly”.

If you are unable to attend in person, this program will also be live-streamed through Facebook (publicly accessible, no Facebook account needed). We remind our visitors of the following:

We require visitors, staff, volunteers, contractors and others to wear masks while on site.
Contact-less temperature checks will also be administered to all staff, volunteers and guests upon arrival.
We will clean and sanitize high-touch, high-traffic areas, with deep cleaning when the building is closed.  We encourage use of our sanitizing stations when necessary.
If you are feeling ill, please do not come on site.

To learn more about our COVID-19 response, please click here.

The ALLVETS meets the fourth Wednesday of each month at 7:00pm at the Historical Society Museum, 250 E. Market St., York. Occasionally, special round tables are held on Saturdays. No programs are held in November or December.

ALLVETS is a non-profit organization, founded in 2015 by the late Jim Bean, a Vietnam veteran, to collect the stories of local veterans. Each month a different veteran from any branch of the military who served in any capacity shares his or her story about their service to our country.  All veterans are welcome to participate, regardless of branch of service, rank, peace-time or war-time service, or role in the military.  Meetings are FREE and open to the public.  Veterans wishing to speak at the Roundtable should contact ALLVETS at AllVets1York@gmail.com to schedule a session.

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Tags:   Free EventsCommunity

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