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2016 Travel Guide
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Historic Sites

Trace the tracks of history and relive York County's past at our region's historical sites from downtown York's Colonial Complex, which offers guided tours and living history demonstrations to the area's newest attraction, Steam Into History, a replica of a Civil War-era train that serves as a rolling history museum. York County offers visitors a front row seat to events that altered the course of American history!


 

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Burning of the Bridge Diorama Historic Wrightsville, Inc

  • 124 Hellam St
  • Wrightsville, PA 17368
  • Phone: 717-252-1169
  • Region: South East York County

Witness the Civil War's Burning of the Bridge in Wrightsville by a sight and sound show.

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Friends of the Stewartstown Railroad

  • 21 W Pennsylvania Ave
  • P.O. Box 456
  • Stewartstown, PA 17363
  • Phone: 717-654-7530
  • Region: South East York County

Group hosts open houses at Stewartstown Railroad Station Museum on various dates.

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Haldeman Mansion Preservation Society

  • 230 Locust Grove Rd
  • Bainbridge, PA 17502
  • Phone: 717-426-3794
  • Region: Lancaster County

The Haldeman Mansion is the childhood home of Samuel S. Haldeman, a renowned scientist and professor.

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Ma & Pa Railroad Preservation Society

  • 1258 Muddy Creek Forks Rd
  • Airville, PA 17302
  • Phone: 717-927-9565
  • Region: South East York County

Explore Muddy Creek Forks, 1899 General Store, mill, motor car train rides, historic exhibits, and more.

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Northern York County Historical and Preservation Society

  • 35 Greenbrier Ln
  • Dillsburg, PA 17019
  • Phone: 717-502-1440
  • Region: North West York County

Archives at Maple Shade Barn. 18th Century Dill's Tavern. Sunday's 2 p.m.-4 p.m. or by reservation.

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Strasburg Rail Road

  • 301 Gap Rd
  • Ronks, PA 17572
  • Phone: 866-725-9666
  • Region: Lancaster County

Escape the ordinary at the Strasburg Rail Road™ and take your imagination for a ride!

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YCHC - Bonham House

  • 152 E Market St
  • York, PA 17401
  • Phone: 717-848-1587
  • Region: York City (Downtown)

Experience Victorian life and decor, and "visit" the Bonhams, a prominent York family.

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YCHC- Fire Museum

  • 757 W Market St
  • York, PA 17404
  • Phone: 717-848-1587
  • Region: York City (Downtown)

The 1903 fire house tells the story of more than 225 years of firefighting history.

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YCHT- Colonial Complex (Gates House, Plough Tavern, Bobb Log House & Colonial Court House)

  • 157 W Market St
  • York, PA 17401
  • Phone: 717-848-1587
  • Region: York City (Downtown)

Discover Colonial Life at the 1741 Golden Plough Tavern, General Horatio Gates House and Colonial Court House.

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YCHT- Historical Society Museum, Library/Archives

  • 250 E Market St
  • York, PA 17403
  • Phone: 717-848-1587
  • Region: York City (Downtown)

Exhibits span the generations, featuring Decorative and fine arts, early American and Civil War periods. Also houses an expansive genealogy research library.

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