Living historian James Hayney will portray Abraham Lincoln in a special 211th Abe birthday bash at Hanover Junction, Feb. 8, 2020 from 1:00-2:00 p.m.
Author Scott Mingus presents a talk on the Cumberland Valley RR in the Civil War. Jan. 15, 7 p.m., York County History Center, 250 E. Market St. York, PA
A Rebel soldier who fought at Gettysburg later designed and sculpted the impressive Irish Brigade Monument. William O’Donovan had a connection to York PA.
The controversial 1842 Supreme Court decision in the Prigg vs. Pennsylvania legal case was a spark on the path to civil war. It had York County roots.
Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide Jim Hessler will present a free talk on his book on the Peach Orchard. 7 pm. Nov. 20. York County History Center.
Teenager John H. Shearer bravely protected the vital telegraph instrument at Hanover Junction when the Rebels attacked during the Gettysburg Campaign.