Want to know more about York PA history?

Yorkblog is home to a number of blogs about local history and journalism written by York Daily Record/Sunday News staffers and community members.

Explore those blogs - and other ways to get engaged with York County history - here.

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Longtime York Daily Record/Sunday News editor Jim McClure has shared his thoughts on the intersection of journalism and history on York Town Square since 2007. He regularly proves that all roads do lead to York.

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Lifelong Yorker Joan Concilio talks about the food, people and places that have made York County great - both past and present - through this blog and her weekly "Ask Joan" column in the York Sunday News.

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Stephen H. Smith, a lifelong Yorker who caught the local history bug early in life, first used his interest to study his family histories, and now shares a hodgepodge of explorations of York's past through posts and talks.

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York, Pa., really is the center of the universe, especially when you consider its place in historical events. Local historian June Lloyd looks at how things have converged on our hometown, past and present.

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Scott L. Mingus Sr., the author of several books and magazine articles on the Civil War, shares stories and anecdotes from the war years and announces local Civil War events of the modern day.

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YDR Insider was published from 2011 to 2017 to give readers an inside look at the York (Pa.) Daily Record/Sunday News. While it is no longer updated, much of the information about the YDR's journalism through the years may remain of interest.