Friends of the
York County History Center

2024 Schedule of Events:

Feb 13-Fastnacht Day

April 14- If These Walls Could Talk at the Yorktowne Hotel

Oct 20- Oyster Festival

Oct 24- Bus Trip to Mount Vernon, VA

Nov – Turkey Trot Sandwich Fundraiser

Nov 13-21 – Friends Trip to Tuscany

Nov -Dec – Annual Pecan Sale and Car Wash Pass Fundraiser


Become a Friend!


This group represents the soul of the York County History Center, inspired by a long history of service and dedication to the future health of the organization.  We invite you to join the Friends by downloading the application – Friends Application  or click the Join button above.  For inclusion in the Annual Yearbook, dues must be paid by August 1, 2023.  Details are on the application.

2022-2023 Friends of the York County History Center Board Members

President — Rebecca (Becky) Cox
Vice President – Michael Russo
Recording Secretary — Joan Beekey
Corresponding Secretary — Mary Alice Heilig
Treasurer — Kathleen Tendler
Membership Chair —  Barbara Sleeger

Susan Ariail, Bernadette Free, Ellen Graham, David Henry, Suzy Hershey, Joyce Ilyes, Helen Lehman, Kathleen Levey, Bonnie Rothert, Gail Ruppert, Patricia Schell, Jennifer Sears, Howard Tendler

New members are always welcome! Potential new members must either already be a member in good standing with the History Center or make joint application to both the History Center and the Friends. For inquiries, please contact Barbara Sleeger at 717-318-9249, or you can email her at