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York’s Latino history

Key stories

About the history York County’s Latino community

Stories about Latino history

Latino history in social media

Videos, photo galleries about the Latino community

Other Latino history resources

Rusk Report 3.0 about Latinos: Important demographic numbers in York

Rusk Reports 1.0, 2.0, 3.0

Latina, Latino, Latinx vs. Hispanic: What the words mean

Julio Rivera, left, and Enrique Claudio enact the role of Roman guards, persecuting Jesus, here played by Huego Nieto. The re-enactors produced ‘The Way of the Cross’ on South George Street in Easter season, 2004. Such Good Friday processions are common in Hispanic countries – and now around York County.

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The Pasos Caribenos were featured performers at the York Hispanic Festival in 2010. Such outdoor festivals, featuring Latin foods, entertainment, games and activities – have become part of city life in York.


York’s Spanish America Center purchased this building at 236 S. George St. in November 1976, the center’s first building.