Yorkville Historical Society

Founded in 1978 to foster and promote historical preservation and restoration in the city of York, SC and its environs.

 -> Yorkville Historical Society Meeting –  Thursday, June 28th, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at the McCelvey Center at 212 East Jefferson St, York, SC.  We are delighted to have historian Michael C. Scoggins as our speaker.  His presentation will be on the industrialization of York County and will include information about the textile industry, as well as the iron industry, railroads, etc.  We hope you can join us.

W. Floyd Allison History Award Winner – We are happy to announce that York Middle School student Haleigh Sanders is this year’s winner.  Congratulations to Haleigh!

(Tentative) Wright Funeral Home Historical Marker Dedication  The dedication for this historical marker is tentatively scheduled for weekend of August 3-5, 2018.

-> Xmas Tour Meeting – Thursday, August 9th, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.  at the McCelvey Center at 212 East Jefferson St, York, SC,  in room 206. Please join us for this meeting.

The Genesis of York by William B. White Jr.
Copies are still available for this wonderful resource. The book is a brief history of the formation in 1785–1787 of the County of York, South Carolina, and also of the Village of York, together with abstracts of the first deeds to the 88 lots and 19 tracts of land shown on the village plan drawn up by Colonel William Hill, the proprietary.  Follow this link for information on how to get your copy.

-> Our Yorkville Historical Society Meetings – You are invited to join us!
Our meetings will be at the McCelvey Center at 212 E Jefferson St, York, SC, and will start at 6:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted.  

2018 Meeting Dates:
Thursday, January 25th – Our Banquet!
Thursday, February 22nd
Thursday, March 29th
Thursday, April 26th
Thursday, May 31st
Thursday, June 28th
Thursday, July 26th
Thursday, August 30th
Thursday, September 27th
Thursday, October 25th
Thursday, November 29th
December – No meeting. We will have our wonderful Holiday Tour of Homes and Sites Saturday and Sunday December 8th and 9th.

If you have any questions or would like an email reminder of our meetings send a message to Debora Hutchins at yorkvillehistoricalsociety@gmail.com.

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