Second Saturday Series

12-10-2022

Presented by York County History Center at York County Historical Society Museum, York
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Dec 10 @ 10:30 am

The Second Saturday Series is presented on the second Saturday of each month. Speakers present on a wide variety of topics from York County’s 270 years of history including people, places, and events that have had local, regional, or national...

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The Second Saturday Series is presented on the second Saturday of each month. Speakers present on a wide variety of topics from York County’s 270 years of history including people, places, and events that have had local, regional, or national impact.

Most programs are held in the Meeting Hall at the Historical Society Museum and begin at 10:30. If any program is at a different location or time that will be noted under the title of the program. Attending any of these presentations is free and open to the public.

December’s event features: Jim McClure, retired editor of the York Daily Record/York Sunday News and associated digital products, as well as published York historian  –  York County’s growing diverse community comes from deep roots. This program will also be streamed live on Facebook and Zoom.

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Homeschool Days - Cut it Out!

12-13-2022

Presented by York County History Center at York County Historical Society Museum, York
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Dec 13 @ 11:00 am

Cut it out!
December 13, 11am – 12pm
Historical Society Museum
Learn more about Scherenschnitte traditional German paper cutting and make some festive decorations.

Homeschool families love to learn at the museum! The History Center offers a...

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Cut it out!
December 13, 11am – 12pm
Historical Society Museum
Learn more about Scherenschnitte traditional German paper cutting and make some festive decorations.

Homeschool families love to learn at the museum! The History Center offers a unique opportunity for homeschooled students and their families to participate in thematic, hands-on STEAM experiences centered on the museum’s exhibits. Programs are designed for elementary school-age students but younger and older siblings are welcome to participate. The fee is $5/student and adults are free and must remain with their child during this activity.

Participants are invited to explore the museum following the workshop.

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Tags:   Kids & FamilyHistory & Heritage

Canals, Stagecoaches, and Steam in 19th Century PA

12-15-2022

Presented by York County History Center at York County Historical Society Museum, York
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Dec 15 @ 7:00 pm

Matt Maris is a high school history teacher, public historian, and owner of Local Historia LLC. Local Historia is a passion for local history, community, and preservation. Matt provides walking tours in Bellefonte and other communities in...

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Matt Maris is a high school history teacher, public historian, and owner of Local Historia LLC. Local Historia is a passion for local history, community, and preservation. Matt provides walking tours in Bellefonte and other communities in Central PA. The presentation will be on Pennsylvania Canals, elaborating on primary sources that illustrate canal life, a discussion of the PA canal journey of Charles Dickens in 1842, and some examples of canal remnants/remains.
Fun Fact: Matt was even a volunteer with the York County History Center during his time in York.
Program Registration
Learn more about his work as a part of Local Historia here.

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Tags:   History & Heritage Online/StreamingFree Events

Second Saturday Series

12-10-2022

Presented by York County History Center at York County Historical Society Museum, York
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Dec 10 @ 10:30 am

The Second Saturday Series is presented on the second Saturday of each month. Speakers present on a wide variety of topics from York County’s 270 years of history including people, places, and events that have had local, regional, or national...

[more+]

The Second Saturday Series is presented on the second Saturday of each month. Speakers present on a wide variety of topics from York County’s 270 years of history including people, places, and events that have had local, regional, or national impact.

Most programs are held in the Meeting Hall at the Historical Society Museum and begin at 10:30. If any program is at a different location or time that will be noted under the title of the program. Attending any of these presentations is free and open to the public.

December’s event features: Jim McClure, retired editor of the York Daily Record/York Sunday News and associated digital products, as well as published York historian  –  York County’s growing diverse community comes from deep roots. This program will also be streamed live on Facebook and Zoom.

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Tags:   History & Heritage Online/StreamingFree Events

Homeschool Days - Cut it Out!

12-13-2022

Presented by York County History Center at York County Historical Society Museum, York
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Dec 13 @ 11:00 am

Cut it out!
December 13, 11am – 12pm
Historical Society Museum
Learn more about Scherenschnitte traditional German paper cutting and make some festive decorations.

Homeschool families love to learn at the museum! The History Center offers a...

[more+]

Cut it out!
December 13, 11am – 12pm
Historical Society Museum
Learn more about Scherenschnitte traditional German paper cutting and make some festive decorations.

Homeschool families love to learn at the museum! The History Center offers a unique opportunity for homeschooled students and their families to participate in thematic, hands-on STEAM experiences centered on the museum’s exhibits. Programs are designed for elementary school-age students but younger and older siblings are welcome to participate. The fee is $5/student and adults are free and must remain with their child during this activity.

Participants are invited to explore the museum following the workshop.

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Tags:   Kids & FamilyHistory & Heritage

Canals, Stagecoaches, and Steam in 19th Century PA

12-15-2022

Presented by York County History Center at York County Historical Society Museum, York
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Dec 15 @ 7:00 pm

Matt Maris is a high school history teacher, public historian, and owner of Local Historia LLC. Local Historia is a passion for local history, community, and preservation. Matt provides walking tours in Bellefonte and other communities in...

[more+]

Matt Maris is a high school history teacher, public historian, and owner of Local Historia LLC. Local Historia is a passion for local history, community, and preservation. Matt provides walking tours in Bellefonte and other communities in Central PA. The presentation will be on Pennsylvania Canals, elaborating on primary sources that illustrate canal life, a discussion of the PA canal journey of Charles Dickens in 1842, and some examples of canal remnants/remains.
Fun Fact: Matt was even a volunteer with the York County History Center during his time in York.
Program Registration
Learn more about his work as a part of Local Historia here.

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Tags:   History & Heritage Online/StreamingFree Events

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