York County

Travel Guide

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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Hanover Area Historical Society - Warehime - Myers Mansion

  • 305 Baltimore St
  • Hanover, PA 17331
  • Phone: 717-637-6413
  • Region: South West York County

Historic 1913 - Greer Revival Mansion. Tour the first two floors - stroll the grounds with 75 year old trees.

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

See the world-famous Amish Country in a unique way at America's oldest operating railroad!

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York Barbell Company

  • 3300 Board Rd
  • York, PA 17406
  • Phone: 717-767-6481
  • Region: North West York County

Weightlifting Museum contains a diverse history of strength sports from mythology to the modern era.

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York County History Center - 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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York County Heritage Program

  • 28 E Market St
  • 3rd Fl
  • York, PA 17401
  • Region: York City (Downtown)

A program of the York County Planning Commission to highlight the County's history, culture, and nature.

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