York County

Travel Guide

2017 York County 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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York County History Center - Colonial Complex (Gates House, Plough Tavern & 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 Courthouse.

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York County History Center - Fire Museum

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

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

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Zimmerman Center for Heritage - Susquehanna Heritage

  • 1706 Long Level Rd
  • Wrightsville, PA 17368
  • Phone: 717-252-0229
  • Region: South East York County

PA's Visitor Contact Station for the Caption John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail, visit the Zimmerman Center to learn about this trail. Hike to Native Lands County Park & the Mason-Dixon ...more»

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