|2012 edition of the Journal of York County Heritage:
Members recently received their complimentary copy of the third edition of the Journal of York County Heritage. This publication is now available for public purchase. Scholarly articles featured in the 2012 edition highlight lesser known stories about York County during the Civil War and into the 20th century.
Wounded soldiers and York citizens felt the impact of the U.S. Army General Hospital on Penn Common and county residents filed damage claims in response to their losses as inflicted by the Confederate invasion. Twentieth century York County saw the migration of African-Americans from Bamberg, South Carolina as well as a 1915 religious revival held in a York tabernacle.
Copies are available for purchase in the YCHT Museum Shop and the cost is $6.95.
Did you miss one of the previous editions?
The 2011 edition is still available for the reduced price of $4.95.
The 2010 edition is still available for the reduced price of $2.95.
Buy all three for the special price of $12.95. They make great gifts for the holidays!
Call for papers:
The Trust produces an annual scholarly publication that featuers never-before-seen articles about York County's heritage and culture. Be a part of history and submit your publication. Click here for submission guidelines for the 2012-13 edition. For the 2013 edition, preference will be given to manuscripts that focus on the Civil War; in conjunction with the 150th anniversary honoring Pennsylvania’s involvement in the war.
Questions? Please contact Lila Fourhman-Shaull, Director of Library & Archives, at 717-848-1587 ext. 223.