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Family Day: Adventures in the Chocolate Factory

01-25-2020

Presented by York County History Center at Agricultural and Industrial Museum, York
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Jan 25 @ 10:00 am

Stations throughout the Agricultural and Industrial Museum will encourage hands on learning of York’s sweet past, candy making, and the world of Willy Wonka.  Many activities going on throughout the day and some scheduled performances and...

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Stations throughout the Agricultural and Industrial Museum will encourage hands on learning of York’s sweet past, candy making, and the world of Willy Wonka.  Many activities going on throughout the day and some scheduled performances and experiences.  Visit our website for more details. www.yorkhistorycenter.org
Family Day is presented in conjunction with the Cultural Alliance’s Celebrate Arts Week.

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Tags:   Community Festivals Free Events Music PerformanceKids & Family

South Central Pennsylvania Genealogical Society

02-02-2020

Presented by York County History Center at York County Historical Society Museum, York
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Feb 02 @ 2:15 pm

On Sunday February 2, 2020, the SCPGS and YCHC will host Samantha Dorm, who will present “The People of Lebanon Cemetery: York County’s 1st and Largest Black Cemetery”.

Samantha Dorm was born and raised in York, PA, growing up on the east...

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On Sunday February 2, 2020, the SCPGS and YCHC will host Samantha Dorm, who will present “The People of Lebanon Cemetery: York County’s 1st and Largest Black Cemetery”.

Samantha Dorm was born and raised in York, PA, growing up on the east side of the city. The branches of her family tree are entwined with a rich history of contributions from some of York's prominent black families; Smallwood, Hawkins, Dorm and Keenheel. Samantha began volunteering at Lebanon Cemetery, located in North York, in May of 2019.  The volunteer clean-up group uncovered nearly 400 grave markers in 2019, but that's not all. Members with a passion for genealogy traced the roots of the individuals and families interred at Lebanon Cemetery. Artist, educators, members of the clergy, and soldiers dating back to the Revolutionary War.  The presentation will spotlight the contributions the people interred at Lebanon Cemetery made to York County and abroad.

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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Second Saturday Scanning Days

02-08-2020

Presented by York County History Center at York County Historical Society Museum, York
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Feb 08 @ 1:00 pm

Call ahead to reserve your spot for Second Saturday Scanning Days, part of the Share Your History project.

This is a new opportunity for community members to have personal historic photographs and documents scanned and incorporated into the...

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Call ahead to reserve your spot for Second Saturday Scanning Days, part of the Share Your History project.

This is a new opportunity for community members to have personal historic photographs and documents scanned and incorporated into the History Center’s comprehensive historical archives. Participants will receive a flash drive of their scanned items and information on caring for historic collections at home to preserve them for future generations.

For more information and to make an appointment for scanning, please contact Nicole Smith at 717-848-1587 x225 or nsmith@yorkhistorycenter.org.

Please help the History Center preserve your history and help promote understanding of our whole York County community!

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York Civil War Roundtable

02-19-2020

Presented by York County History Center at York County Historical Society Museum, York
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Feb 19 @ 7:00 pm

On February 19, 2020, Scott Rosenau will present “Lincoln’s Road to Emancipation”.

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. in the...

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On February 19, 2020, Scott Rosenau will present “Lincoln’s Road to Emancipation”.

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. in the Meeting Hall of the York County History Center’s Historical Society Museum at 250 East Market Street in York, Pennsylvania. 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.

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Fastnacht Day with Friends of the York County History Center

02-25-2020

Presented by York County History Center at York County Historical Society Museum, York
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Feb 25 @ 9:30 am

The Friends of the York County History Center are excited to announce their fastnacht day celebration with complementary fastnacht and coffee.  This event is a way for the members of the Friends to say Thank You to its members and the community...

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The Friends of the York County History Center are excited to announce their fastnacht day celebration with complementary fastnacht and coffee.  This event is a way for the members of the Friends to say Thank You to its members and the community that supports the work and mission of the York County History Center.

Please join us on Tuesday February 25th in the morning for a fastnacht and some conversation while we say thank you for your support of the York County History Center.

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Tags:   Free Events Kids & FamilyCommunity

ALLVETS Roundtable

02-26-2020

Presented by York County History Center at York County Historical Society Museum, York
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Feb 26 @ 7:00 pm

On February 26, 2020, Bill Kohler, Army, will speak about his experience in Afghanistan.

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...

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On February 26, 2020, Bill Kohler, Army, will speak about his experience in Afghanistan.

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. Due to the holiday schedule, no programs are held in November or December. Meetings are FREE and open to the public.

ALLVETS Roundtable is an opportunity for local veterans to share their stories about their military service. All veterans are welcome to participate, regardless of branch of service, rank, peace-time or war-time service, or role in the military. Veterans wishing to speak at the Roundtable should contact ALLVETS at AllVets1York@gmail.com to schedule a session.

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Tags:  Free Events

South Central Pennsylvania Genealogical Society

03-08-2020

Presented by York County History Center at York County Historical Society Museum, York
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Mar 08 @ 1:00 pm

On Sunday March 8, 2020, the SCPGS will host Fintan Mullan & Gillian Hunt of the Ulster Historical Foundation for “Topics in Irish Research” a 4-hour seminar. This event is Free to members of SCPGS & YCHC; $40.00 for nonmembers.

Monthly...

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On Sunday March 8, 2020, the SCPGS will host Fintan Mullan & Gillian Hunt of the Ulster Historical Foundation for “Topics in Irish Research” a 4-hour seminar. This event is Free to members of SCPGS & YCHC; $40.00 for nonmembers.

Monthly meetings are held in the Meeting Hall of the York County History Center, at 250 East Market Street, York, Pennsylvania unless otherwise noted.

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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Tags:  Community

Family Day: Adventures in the Chocolate Factory

01-25-2020

Presented by York County History Center at Agricultural and Industrial Museum, York
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Jan 25 @ 10:00 am

Stations throughout the Agricultural and Industrial Museum will encourage hands on learning of York’s sweet past, candy making, and the world of Willy Wonka.  Many activities going on throughout the day and some scheduled performances and...

[more+]

Stations throughout the Agricultural and Industrial Museum will encourage hands on learning of York’s sweet past, candy making, and the world of Willy Wonka.  Many activities going on throughout the day and some scheduled performances and experiences.  Visit our website for more details. www.yorkhistorycenter.org
Family Day is presented in conjunction with the Cultural Alliance’s Celebrate Arts Week.

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Tags:   Community Festivals Free Events Music PerformanceKids & Family

South Central Pennsylvania Genealogical Society

02-02-2020

Presented by York County History Center at York County Historical Society Museum, York
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Feb 02 @ 2:15 pm

On Sunday February 2, 2020, the SCPGS and YCHC will host Samantha Dorm, who will present “The People of Lebanon Cemetery: York County’s 1st and Largest Black Cemetery”.

Samantha Dorm was born and raised in York, PA, growing up on the east...

[more+]

On Sunday February 2, 2020, the SCPGS and YCHC will host Samantha Dorm, who will present “The People of Lebanon Cemetery: York County’s 1st and Largest Black Cemetery”.

Samantha Dorm was born and raised in York, PA, growing up on the east side of the city. The branches of her family tree are entwined with a rich history of contributions from some of York's prominent black families; Smallwood, Hawkins, Dorm and Keenheel. Samantha began volunteering at Lebanon Cemetery, located in North York, in May of 2019.  The volunteer clean-up group uncovered nearly 400 grave markers in 2019, but that's not all. Members with a passion for genealogy traced the roots of the individuals and families interred at Lebanon Cemetery. Artist, educators, members of the clergy, and soldiers dating back to the Revolutionary War.  The presentation will spotlight the contributions the people interred at Lebanon Cemetery made to York County and abroad.

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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Tags:  Community

Second Saturday Scanning Days

02-08-2020

Presented by York County History Center at York County Historical Society Museum, York
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Feb 08 @ 1:00 pm

Call ahead to reserve your spot for Second Saturday Scanning Days, part of the Share Your History project.

This is a new opportunity for community members to have personal historic photographs and documents scanned and incorporated into the...

[more+]

Call ahead to reserve your spot for Second Saturday Scanning Days, part of the Share Your History project.

This is a new opportunity for community members to have personal historic photographs and documents scanned and incorporated into the History Center’s comprehensive historical archives. Participants will receive a flash drive of their scanned items and information on caring for historic collections at home to preserve them for future generations.

For more information and to make an appointment for scanning, please contact Nicole Smith at 717-848-1587 x225 or nsmith@yorkhistorycenter.org.

Please help the History Center preserve your history and help promote understanding of our whole York County community!

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Tags:   CommunityFree Events

York Civil War Roundtable

02-19-2020

Presented by York County History Center at York County Historical Society Museum, York
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Feb 19 @ 7:00 pm

On February 19, 2020, Scott Rosenau will present “Lincoln’s Road to Emancipation”.

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. in the...

[more+]

On February 19, 2020, Scott Rosenau will present “Lincoln’s Road to Emancipation”.

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. in the Meeting Hall of the York County History Center’s Historical Society Museum at 250 East Market Street in York, Pennsylvania. 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.

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Tags:  Free Events

Fastnacht Day with Friends of the York County History Center

02-25-2020

Presented by York County History Center at York County Historical Society Museum, York
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Feb 25 @ 9:30 am

The Friends of the York County History Center are excited to announce their fastnacht day celebration with complementary fastnacht and coffee.  This event is a way for the members of the Friends to say Thank You to its members and the community...

[more+]

The Friends of the York County History Center are excited to announce their fastnacht day celebration with complementary fastnacht and coffee.  This event is a way for the members of the Friends to say Thank You to its members and the community that supports the work and mission of the York County History Center.

Please join us on Tuesday February 25th in the morning for a fastnacht and some conversation while we say thank you for your support of the York County History Center.

[less-]
Tags:   Free Events Kids & FamilyCommunity

ALLVETS Roundtable

02-26-2020

Presented by York County History Center at York County Historical Society Museum, York
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Feb 26 @ 7:00 pm

On February 26, 2020, Bill Kohler, Army, will speak about his experience in Afghanistan.

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...

[more+]

On February 26, 2020, Bill Kohler, Army, will speak about his experience in Afghanistan.

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. Due to the holiday schedule, no programs are held in November or December. Meetings are FREE and open to the public.

ALLVETS Roundtable is an opportunity for local veterans to share their stories about their military service. All veterans are welcome to participate, regardless of branch of service, rank, peace-time or war-time service, or role in the military. Veterans wishing to speak at the Roundtable should contact ALLVETS at AllVets1York@gmail.com to schedule a session.

[less-]
Tags:  Free Events

South Central Pennsylvania Genealogical Society

03-08-2020

Presented by York County History Center at York County Historical Society Museum, York
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Mar 08 @ 1:00 pm

On Sunday March 8, 2020, the SCPGS will host Fintan Mullan & Gillian Hunt of the Ulster Historical Foundation for “Topics in Irish Research” a 4-hour seminar. This event is Free to members of SCPGS & YCHC; $40.00 for nonmembers.

Monthly...

[more+]

On Sunday March 8, 2020, the SCPGS will host Fintan Mullan & Gillian Hunt of the Ulster Historical Foundation for “Topics in Irish Research” a 4-hour seminar. This event is Free to members of SCPGS & YCHC; $40.00 for nonmembers.

Monthly meetings are held in the Meeting Hall of the York County History Center, at 250 East Market Street, York, Pennsylvania unless otherwise noted.

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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