Upcoming Civil War events at the York County Heritage Trust in York, PA
The York County Heritage Trust in downtown York, Pennsylvania, is offering a variety of Civil War-related activities and events during the summer which should attract both locals as well as tourists passing between Lancaster County’s Amish Country to the east and Gettysburg to the west. YCHT is located at 250 E. Market Street (the historic Lincoln Highway) in York.
Ongoing – “Front Porch to Front Lines: York County Goes to War,” a public exhibit in the Historical Society Museum on-site at YCHT.
July 9 – Free Second Saturday lecture: “Pennsylvania Civil War Flags,” Historical Society Museum
July 20 – York Civil War Round Table, 7 p.m. Free lecture. Wayne E. Motts – “…For The Last Time On Earth: The Life and Death of First Sergeant Aaron T. Mc Naghten” YCHT auditorium
August 11-13, Book Blast, Agricultural & Industrial Museum, 217 W. Princess Street. Come to the giant book sale and hunt for Civil War or history books!
August 17 – York Civil War Round Table, 7 p.m. Jean Hershner – “The Cartridge Box: The Inside-Out Newspaper of the U.S. Army Hospital at York, PA” YCHT auditorium
August 19-21 – Pennsylvania 150th Civil War Road Show, Penn Park, 100 W. College Avenue. York