Don’t know much about York/Adams history? Bone up using these 50 sites
This aggregation of Web sites provides a look at York/Adams (Pa.) history in perhaps unprecedented detail. Background posts: York County Heritage Trust Archives/Library extends offerings to research family tree and Peeking into Pa.’s attic and Availability of microfilm an oft-posed question.
For years, the York Daily Record/Sunday News has considered history part of the journalistic enterprise.
Journalists regularly draw on the work of historians.
And vice versa.
With so many resources to learn about history out there, we’ve been working to help readers – and ourselves – make sense of them.
So, we’ve aggregated links to many local history sites into just one list. (If we’ve omitted any, let us know.) To see this list … ,
… click here.
It also will appear on the pages of the Yorkbloggers who regularly write about history and our history section, http://www.ydr.com/history.
And to give you a sample – and to fill in the blanks on a local history resource that we’ve overlooked in the past three years of blogging – here’s a site of special merit, as our list describes:
– York County Archives – An arm of the county government operation at Pleasant Acres in Springettsbury Township, the archives feature records from 40 county agencies, including births, marriage applications, deeds and tax records.